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Proto-Nakh: *čVwV
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 in, inside 2 belly
Chechen: čō 2, čȫ 1
Ingush: čē 2
Batsbi: čuw 1
Comments: The pure root is observed in Chech., Ing., Bacb. ču "in, inside". Other forms are derivates: cf. Chech. čō "belly", čȫ "inside" ( = Khild. čʷjē, Ing. čē), Ing. čuʔa 'inside (n.)', Bacb. čuw "inside, intestines", čuwa "own house, dwelling". Cf. also a further derivate *čVwe-r- > Chech. pl. čǖr-aš 'intestines', Ing. čur-aš 'offal'.

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