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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *marʎo
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: nose
Chechen: mara
Ingush: meraž
Batsbi: marʎŏ
Comments: Obl. base *marʎi- (cf. Chech. mera-, Ing. mera-ž - originally a suffixed form; cf. also Bacb. majrʎa < *marʎi-ja "face"). 6th class in chech, Bacb., but 4th class in Ing. Cf. also Shar., Itumk. marhŏ "nose".

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