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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *q(h)ʷiǝ̆r
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: present of food; appetite
Chinese: *w_ǝrs bring supply of food to.
Tibetan: skor food presented to Lamas.
Lushai: vir to have an intense longing for animal food.
Kiranti: *wǝ̀r
Comments: Cf. perhaps also Mikir kor 'bite' ( < *k-wVr); for semantics cf. Kiranti.

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