Comment: Cf. also Tab. Kand. nuq̇ 'earth', Düb. nuq̇u id. 3d class in Rut. and Tsakh., but 4th class in Arch., Kryz. and Bud. Obl. base *niq̇ʷɨ- (cf. *näq̇ʷɨ- with vowel levelling in Tsakh. Gelm. naq̇ʷɨ-, Arch. neq̇ʷi-, Ag. neq̇ʷi-; the -i-vocalism is reflected in a secondary building - Tsakh. Mik. ńuq̇-ne-).