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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *rɔḳʷǝ A
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Tsezi: roḳu
Ginukh: roḳe / roḳʷe
Khvarshi: loḳwa
Inkhokvari: loḳo
Bezhta: raḳo
Gunzib: rɔḳu
Comments: PTsKh *Roḳʷǝ, PGB *rɔḳu.
cezet-prnum,cezet-meaning,cezet-cez,cezet-gin,cezet-khv,cezet-inh,cezet-bzt,cezet-gnz,cezet-comment,

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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *jĕrḳwĭ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Proto-Nakh: *doḳ
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *roḳʷo
Proto-Tsezian: *rɔḳʷǝ A
Proto-Lak: daḳ
Proto-Dargwa: *ʔurḳi
Proto-Lezghian: *jirḳʷ
Proto-Khinalug: ung
Proto-West Caucasian: *ǵʷǝ
Notes: One of the most reliable common NC etymologies (see Trubetzkoy 1930, 277; Abdokov 1983, 80 etc.). Cf. also Hurr. egi, igi 'inside' (see Diakonoff-Starostin 1986, 31).
caucet-prnum,caucet-meaning,caucet-nakh,caucet-aand,caucet-cez,caucet-lak,caucet-darg,caucet-lezg,caucet-khin,caucet-abad,caucet-comment,

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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *doḳ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Chechen: dog
Ingush: dog
Batsbi: doḳ
Comments: Obl. base *daḳi- (Chech. dega-, Usl. degi-, Ing. dego). 3d class in all languages.
nakhet-prnum,nakhet-meaning,nakhet-che,nakhet-ing,nakhet-bcb,nakhet-comment,

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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *roḳʷo
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Avar: raḳ
Chadakolob: raḳ
Andian language: roḳʷo
Akhvakh: raḳʷa
Chamalal: jaḳʷa
Tindi: raḳʷa
Karata: raḳʷa
Botlikh: raḳʷa
Bagvalal: raḳʷa
Godoberi: raḳʷa
Comments: Av. paradigm B ~ C (gen. reḳé-l); Chad. C (reḳé-l/ruḳé-l, ráḳa-l).
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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: daḳ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Lak form: daḳ
Comments: 4th class. Cf. Khosr. daḳʷ 'breast'.
laket-prnum,laket-meaning,laket-lak,laket-comment,

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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *ʔurḳi
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Akusha: urḳi
Chiragh: urč̣e
Comments: Cf. also Chir. pl. urḳ-be, Ur. urḳi, Kub. ūḳe, Tsud. urč̣i etc.
darget-prnum,darget-meaning,darget-drg,darget-chr,darget-comment,

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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *jirḳʷ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Lezghian: riḳ
Tabasaran: juḳ
Agul: jurḳ
Rutul: jiḳ
Tsakhur: jiḳ
Kryz: jiḳ
Budukh: jiḳ
Archi: iḳʷ
Udi: uk:
Comment: Obl. base *jirḳʷe- (cf. Lezg. riḳi-, Tab. ḳʷa-, Rut. jiḳi-, Tsakh. jiḳe-). 4th class in all class-distinguishing languages. See Лексика 1971, 124; Гигинейшвили 1977, 82; Талибов 1980, 289.
lezget-prnum,lezget-meaning,lezget-lzg,lezget-tab,lezget-agu,lezget-rut,lezget-cak,lezget-krz,lezget-bud,lezget-arc,lezget-udi,lezget-comment,

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Khinalug etymology :

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Khinalug root: ung
North Caucasian etymology: 55
Meaning: heart
Khinalug form: ung
Comments: An archaic oblique stem ḳur- ( < *jirḳʷV(r)-) is preserved in the compound verb ḳur=qini 'to forget' (= PL *jirḳʷe(le) ʔeχʷen id.).
khinet-prnum,khinet-meaning,khinet-khi,khinet-comment,

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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *ǵʷǝ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: heart
Abkhaz: a-gʷǝ́
Abaza: gʷǝ
Adyghe: gʷǝ
Kabardian: gʷǝ
Ubykh: ǵǝ
Comments: PAT *gʷǝ, PAK *gʷǝ, Ub. def. a-ǵǝ́.
abadet-prnum,abadet-meaning,abadet-abk,abadet-aba,abadet-adg,abadet-kab,abadet-ubk,abadet-comment,

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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *rĕḳwĭ́
Meaning: breast, heart
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *jĕrḳwĭ
Sino-Tibetan: *ʔrǝ̆ŋ // *ʔrǝ̆k
Yenisseian: *tǝ(ʔ)ga
Burushaski: *dak
Comments and references : HGC 18, LV A14, BCD 25. 5th tone in Ket may reflect *-ʔ- (which would contradict lax type in NC), but may also be a misrecording (or just reflect a non-reducible -a after -g-).
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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔrǝ̆ŋ // *ʔrǝ̆k
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: breast
Chinese: *ʔ(r)ǝk bosom.
Tibetan: braŋ chest, breast.
Burmese: raŋ breast.
Lushai: the breast.
Comments: Trung prăŋ1 breast.
stibet-prnum,stibet-meaning,stibet-chin,stibet-tib,stibet-burm,stibet-lush,stibet-comments,

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Chinese characters :

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Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: yì
Preclassic Old Chinese: ʔ(r)ǝk
Classic Old Chinese: ʔ(r)ǝk
Western Han Chinese: ʔ(r)ǝk
Eastern Han Chinese: ʔ(r)ǝk
Early Postclassic Chinese: ʔɨk
Middle Postclassic Chinese: ʔɨk
Late Postclassic Chinese: ʔɨk
Middle Chinese: ʔik
English meaning : breast, chest [Han]
Russian meaning[s]: 1) грудь, сердце; мысли, чувства, взгляды; помыслы; 2) соображать, предугадывать; догадка
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Radical: 130
Four-angle index: 8377
Karlgren code: 0957 i
Vietnamese reading: ú'c
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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *tǝga
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: breast
Ket: tʌga5 / tʌɣa5, pl. tʌɣǝń6 (Bak. also tʌɣa:ń3)
Yug: tʌga5, pl. -n5 / tʌga:n3
Pumpokol: tíke (Сл.) "breast"
Comments: ССЕ 284. Werner 2, 300 *thǝga.
yenet-prnum,yenet-meaning,yenet-ket,yenet-sym,yenet-pum,yenet-notes,

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Burushaski etymology :

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Common Burushaski: *dak
Sino-Caucasian Etymology: Sino-Caucasian Etymology
Meaning: hope, belief
Hunza: dak
Nagar: dak
Comments: Sh. dak
buruet-prnum,buruet-meaning,buruet-hun,buruet-ngr,buruet-notes,

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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : RVKV
Meaning : heart, breast
Sino-Caucasian : *rĕḳwĭ
Austric : Cf. PAA *rVk 'rib'
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