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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *HVq:Vr-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 to drink 2 a gulp
Tabasaran: u=q:- (Düb.) 1
Rutul: raʁIa- 1
Tsakhur: il'-o=ʁIa- 1
Kryz: q:ɨr- 1
Budukh: s-o=ʁr- 1
Archi: huqi 2
Udi: uʁI-sun 1
Comment: Cf. also Tsakh. ḳ-o=ʁIa- 'to swallow'. The vocalism is hard to reconstruct (this may be a rare case of *-u- in a verbal stem); pharyngealization in Tsakh. and Rut. is probably secondary (due to the loss of initial laryngeal?).

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