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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *ʔǝ̄ke (~x-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: louse
Ket: ʌ:ɣǝ4 (North.), South. ʌɣ4; pl. ʌɣeń5
Yug: ʌ:hk, pl. ʌgɨn5
Kottish: iki, pl. ikáŋ
Comments: ССЕ 192. Werner 2, 414 <*(d')ʌʔǝgǝ> - with an obviously erroneous *d'- (would be *j- in our reconstruction) - because Kott. d́oga 'nit' is attributed to two roots at once (see *jog-), notwithstanding the clear distinction between iki 'louse' and d́oga 'nit'.

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