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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *čwĕnʔV (~ -ɦ-)
Meaning: game, wild animal
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *čonHi
Proto-Dargwa: *čʷeja
Proto-West Caucasian: *č́ʷa / *ǯ́ʷa
Notes: Except for the secondary voicing in Ub., correspondences are quite regular, and the listed forms certainly go back to a common NC source.
caucet-meaning,caucet-aand,caucet-darg,caucet-abad,caucet-comment,

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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *čonHi
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 game, wild animal 2 deer 3 chamois 3 mount. goat
Avar: čan 1,2
Andian language: čon 1
Akhvakh: čani 1,3
Chamalal: čãj 3 (Gig.)
Tindi: čani 3
Karata: čane 1
Godoberi: čãji 3
Comments: Av. paradigm C (čaní-l/čaná-l, čána-l/čún-dul). A loan from some Av.-Andian language is probably Tsez. čan / čanja / čaInja 'goat' (although it means now "domestic goat" - obviously under the influence of the common Tsez. word *can 'goat' which was lost in Tsez.).
aandet-prnum,aandet-meaning,aandet-ava,aandet-and,aandet-akv,aandet-chm,aandet-tnd,aandet-krt,aandet-gdb,aandet-comment,

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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *čʷeja
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: ram
Akusha: čʷe (Muir.)
Chiragh: čuja
Comments: Cf. also Kharb., Gapsh., Kait. čuja id. All these forms can not go back to PD *kʷiha 'ram', because labialised velars can not get palatalised in Darg.
darget-prnum,darget-meaning,darget-drg,darget-chr,darget-comment,

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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *č́ʷa / *ǯ́ʷa
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 female deer 2 deer, roe
Abkhaz: a-čá 1
Ubykh: žʷa 2
Comments: The Abkh. and Ub. words are hard to separate from each other, although reasons for secondary voicing in Ub. are not clear.
abadet-prnum,abadet-meaning,abadet-abk,abadet-ubk,abadet-comment,

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