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Proto-Yenisseian: *čɨʔs
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: stone
Ket: tɨʔś, pl. tʌʔŋ / tʌŋa:n3
Yug: čɨʔs, pl. čʌʔŋ; čʌŋa:n3 "rock"
Kottish: šīš, pl. šeŋ "Stein"; šiŋeäŋ, pl. šiŋeäkŋ "rock"; šin (Бол.) "stone"; Ass. šiš (М., Сл., Срсл., Кл., Ф.); Koib. šiš (Ф.) "stone", čiŋän (Мес) "rock"
Arin: kes (М., Сл., Срсл., Кл., Ф.) "stone"; (Лоск.) kes id.
Pumpokol: kit (Сл., Срсл., Кл.,) "stone" (the notation čɨs (Срсл., Кл.) = Yug)
Comments: ССЕ 217-218. Proto-Yenisseian is the plural form with Ablaut *čǝʔ-ŋ, which may indicate a suffixed nature of *-s in singular. Werner 2, 312 *t'ɨʔs; we should note that Werner separates the Arin and Pumpokol reflexes (kes and kit respectively) - in spite of their complete regularity, see КС 156; see discussion under *qeʔs.

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