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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *ʔi-/*ji-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: a demonstrative stem
Tsezi: je-da, ji-si
Inkhokvari: j-u, i-du
Comments: PTsKh *ʔi-/*ji-, used for both near (Tsez. je-da, Inkh. i-du) and far (Tsez. ji-si, Inkh. j-u) deixis. It is possible that hi- in Gin. hi-ba-go 'that' also goes back to this root, but has been mixed with another deictic stem *ha-.

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