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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *ǯʕVm-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: small
Chechen: žima
Ingush: zʕam-iga
Batsbi: žomẽ
Comments: The root reveals some irregularities (due to its expressive nature): unclear is the vocalism and the correlation between hushing and whistling consonants.

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