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Proto-Yenisseian: *qɔ-
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to die
Ket: qɔ-ŕeŋ5, Bak., Sur. qɔ-deŋ5
Yug: xɔ-dǝŋ5
Kottish: onxa, onka "dead", (Бол.) onxa "death"; xa, kha, pl. xajikŋ "death"; hou "dead", hō 'illness' (Бол.: xou "illness"); d́axajaŋ "to die", praet. onxajaŋ, imp. anxa; асс. exá (М., Сл., Кл.), onxa (Кл.) "dead"
Arin: ínqo (М., Сл., Кл) "dead"; inkoto (Лоск.) "death"
Pumpokol: ká-doŋdu (Сл.) "dead"
Comments: ССЕ 264. The root clearly has no medial consonant and should be distinguished from *qōGV 'hunt, kill' q.v. Note the Kott. variants with h-: a different root with *χ-?

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