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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *lām
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: mountain
Chechen: lam
Ingush: lɔm
Batsbi: lam
Comments: Obl. base *lāmu- (cf. Ing. lɔmo, whence with vowel levelling the direct base lɔm; in Chech. the old obl. stem is preserved in /Uslar/ lɔ̄mu "up the mountain", being replaced by the more common levelled obl. base lāma-na-). 6th class in all languages.

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