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Eurasiatic: *ḳUṭV
Meaning: cut
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *oket- ? (or *kʷēd- 'sharp' 2752?)
Altaic: *k`i̯ōt`e (cf. also *ki̯ā́tu 822)
Kartvelian: *ḳwe(ś)t-
Dravidian: *kot-
References: МССНЯ 360. Bomhard 1996, 178: IE *kʷed-. Kartv. *ḳwe(ś)t- rather = Sem. *ḳVc̣Vd- (see ND 1210 *ḳUśdV 'chop, cut'). ND 1217 *ḲotV 'tip, end, sharp point' (IE *kʷēd- : Alt. + differ. Drav. + Cush.). ; 1222 *ḲutʡV ~ *ḲuṭʡV 'to cut off, tear off' (quite dubious FU and Turk. + Sem. and Bj.).

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