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Eurasiatic: *KUmV
Meaning: a k. of insect
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *kem- ? (cf. also *kamAr- 434)
Altaic: *kumi ( ~ -o-,-i̯u-) (cf. also *ki̯uma 847, *kajamV 700)
Uralic: *kumVḷV ~ *kamVḷV (by Redei confused with *kupla 'bubble')
Eskimo-Aleut: *kumaɣ
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: Chuk. *kǝmʁǝ 'worm, grass flea'; *qujmǝ-; *kĕmeke
Comments: Most probably more than one root, but with a great deal of confusion. In Esk. also *quma 'threadworm'.
References: ND 887 *k[u]mV(ḷV) 'stinging insect' (Alt. *kumi : Ur. : SH).
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