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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *č̣aIr
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: hair
Lezghian: č̣ar
Tabasaran: č̣ar
Agul: č̣ar
Rutul: č̣ar
Tsakhur: č̣aIr
Kryz: č̣er
Budukh: č̣er
Archi: č̣aIri
Comment: Obl. base *č̣aIra-, cf. Ag., Rut. č̣ara-, Tsakh. č̣aIra-. 4th class in Tsakh. and Arch., 3d class in Kryz. and Bud. In most languages (except Tsakh. and Arch.) the root also means "goat's wool".

    See Талибов 1960а, 296; Лексика 1971, 105.


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