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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *ɦreƛ̣_wĕ (~-ĭ)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: bone
Proto-Nakh: *d(e)ʡeχk (̃-ḳ)
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *roƛ̣:i
Proto-Tsezian: *ƛʷɨrV B
Proto-Lak: t:arḳ
Proto-Dargwa: *derɣ
Proto-Lezghian: *jirƛ̣:
Proto-Khinalug: inḳ
Proto-West Caucasian: *Ł́ʷa
Notes: A good common NC root with regular phonetic correspondences. See Trubetzkoy 1922, 241. Abdokov (1982, 82) compares the EC root (with a lot of confusion among EC reflexes) with WC *bǝ̃źʷa 'horn' - which is quite impossible for phonetic reasons.

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