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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *nǟnV
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: female breast; mother
Proto-Nakh: *nāna
Proto-Tsezian: *nene
Proto-Lak: ninu
Proto-Lezghian: *n[ä]naj
Proto-West Caucasian: *nanV
Notes: A universally spread nursery word. However, the correspondences are good (both phonetically and semantically) and the root may have existed already in PNC. See Abdokov 1983, 86. See also the non-reduplicated stem: PNC *ʔānV.

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