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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *eus-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to burn (tr.)
Old Indian: oṣati `to burn', ptc. uṣṭa-, uṣṇá- `hot, warm'
Old Greek: héu̯ō, aor. hêu̯sai̯ `sengen'; héu̯strǟ f. `Senggrube'
Baltic: ? *usn-i- c., *usn-ā̂ f., usn-iā̃ f., *ūsn-iā̃ f., *usn-jā̂ f.
Germanic: *ús-l-ō(n-) f., -an- m.; *ús-jōn- f., *aim-uz-jōn- f., *uz-n-ṓ- vb., *úsV-l-an- m.
Latin: ūrō, -ere, ussī, ustus tr. `brennen, verbrennen, ausdörren'
Russ. meaning: жечь
References: WP I 111 f
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *usn-i- c., *usn-ā̂ f., usn-iā̃ f., *ūsn-iā̃ f., *usn-jā̂ f.
Meaning: a k. of thorny plant
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: usnì-s, ùsni-s 'Distel', usnē̃ 'ds.'
Lettish: usna, usne, ušn̨a, ūsna 'Acker-, Saudistel (Cirsium arvense L.), krause Distel (Carduus crispus L.)'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *úslō(n), -ēn; *úsjōn, *aim-uzjōn, *uznṓn- vb., *úsVlēn
Meaning: coals, smooth
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old Norse: usli m. `glühende Asche'; üsja f. `Feuer (ɵula)'; eim-ürja f. `glühende Asche'; orna wk. `warm werden'; ; NIsl üsja `Treibsand, loser Schnee, Staubregen'
Norwegian: usle `schwarzer Rauch, Abfall'; dial. orna `warm werden'; eimürja, eldmürja
Swedish: eldmörja; dial. orna `warm werden'
Danish: dial. usle `ausgebrannte Asche'; emmer
Old English: ysel, -e; ysle, -an f. `spark, cinder, ash, ember'; ǟm-erge (ǟm-yrge, -yrie, -erge), -an f. `embers, ashes; dust'
English: isel; embers
Old Frisian: ēmer
Middle Dutch: amerdijn `hete as'
Dutch: amer f.
Middle Low German: emere, amere; ösele `gloeiende as, glimmende lampepit'
Low German: rhein. ammere, ammer, amere, amer, westf. amer
Old High German: eimuria
Middle High German: usel(e), üsel(e) wk./st. f. (/ st. m.) 'asche, funkenasche, aschenstäuben'; eimere wk. f. 'funkenasche'
German: N dial. ammer `glühende Asche';
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 534
Root: eus-
English meaning: to burn
German meaning: `brennen'
Material: Ai. óṣati `brennt', Partiz. uṣṭá- (= lat. ustus), uṣṇá- `heiß, warm' (ōṣám `geschwind, sogleich' etwa `*hitzig, brennend'?);

    gr. εὕω (*εὔhω, *eusō) `senge', Aor. εὗσαι, εὔστρᾱ `Grube, wo geschlachtete Schweine gesengtwerden';

    alb. ethe f. `Fieber';

    lat. ūrō, -ere, ustus (danach ussī) `brennen, verbrennen (trans.)', ambūrō - ἀμφεύω;

    anord. usli m. `glühende Asche', ags. ysle f. ds., mhd. üsel(e) f. ds.; anord. ysja f. `Feuer', usti `verbrennt', mit gramm. Wechsel eim-yrja, ags. ǣm-yrie (engl. embers), mhd. eimer(e) f., nhd. mdartl. ammer `glühende Asche'; norw. mdartl. orna `warm werden' (*uznēn); vielleicht als `brennend, hitzig = eifrig' hierher ahd. ustar `gierig, gulosus', ustrī `industria', ustinōn `fungi';

    lit. usnìs `Kratzdistel' (cirsium) oder `Rhamnus'.

    Auf ein mit *eus- unter **eu̯es- zu vereinigendes *u̯es- `brennen' bezog man lat. (osk.)Vesuvius, der aber auch als `der leuchtende' zu *(a)u̯es- `leuchten' gestellt werden kann (oben S. 87).

References: WP. I 111 f.
Pages: 347-348
PIE database: PIE database
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *cwVwV (?*HVwcwV)
Meaning: to burn
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *eus-
Uralic: *EčV
Kartvelian: *ć̣w-
References: МССНЯ 341; ND 476 *ĉ̣Vħw[i] 'to burn' (compares Kartv. with SH "sun, dry"?).
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 1197
Proto: *EčV
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: warm, hot; to warm
German meaning: warm, heiss; wärmen
Saam (Lapp): atsek 'ignitus, rubens', āccâgâs (N) 'red-hot; glowing, warm'
Mordovian: ežd́a- (E), ežd́e- (M) 'wärmen, erhitzen'
Mansi (Vogul): ištam 'wärmen, erwärmen', äšǝm (T), išǝm (KU P), isǝm (So.) 'heiß (wie Wasser u. dergl.)', äšǝlt- (TJ), ištākt- (P) 'wärmen'
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *ć̣w-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: жечь, жарить
English meaning: to burn, roast
Georgian: c̣u-, c̣v-
Megrel: č̣(w)-
Megrel meaning (Rus.): жечь, гореть
Megrel meaning (Eng.): to burn
Svan: č̣-
Svan meaning (Rus.): печь (Климов привлекает šw- 'разжигать огонь')
Svan meaning (Eng.): to roast (Klimov adds šw- 'to make fire')
Laz: (n)č̣v-
Notes and references: ЭСКЯ 250, EWK 522-523. Климов (1969, 292) сближает с ПЗК *ma-c̣ʷa 'огонь' < ПСК *c̣ăjɨ̆ (см. NCED 354).
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : CVWV
Meaning : to burn
Eurasiatic : *ć`wVwV (?*HVwć'wV)
Afroasiatic : *c̣oḥ-
Sino-Caucasian : *=i[l]č̣wĔ́
Reference : МССНЯ 341.
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *c̣Vḥ-
Meaning: be dry
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *ṣVḥ- 'be dry' 2
Western Chadic: *S(y)aH- 'dry up'
Central Chadic: *cwaH- 'dry up'
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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 1228
Proto-Semitic: *ṣVḥ-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'be dry'
Hebrew: ṣḥh
Aramaic: (Palest) ṣḥʔ
Judaic Aramaic: ṣḥʔ
Notes: Derivatives in C3 = y, ʔ based on the original biconsonantal structure *ṣVḥ-
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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *S(y)aH-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'dry up'
Bolewa: sáa [ShV]
Karekare: sáa - [ShV]
Pero: íččò [Fr] 'be dry'
Ngamo: sa- [ShV]
Kifri=Giwo: sjee-[ShV]
Gera: sêe [ShV]
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *cwaH-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'dry up' 1, 'be dry ' 2
Lame: čúší 1 [Kr N 419]
Peve: čoʔ1 [Kr]
Zime-Batna: còʔò 2 {Sa]
Masa: soya1 [Kr]
Mesme: tchoʔo 1 [Kr]
Banana: soʔa-mo 1 [Kr]
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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *=i[l]č̣wĔ́
Meaning: to dry
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *=i[l]č̣wĔ
Burushaski: *huỵ-
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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *=i[l]č̣wĔ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to roast, fry, dry
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *=uč̣-
Proto-Tsezian: *-uč̣- ( ~ -o-)
Proto-Lak: lač̣u-
Proto-Dargwa: *=irč̣- / =uč̣-
Proto-West Caucasian: *bǯ́V
Notes: The etymology seems plausible both phonetically and semantically. Not quite clear is the status of medial -l- (the reconstruction depends on whether we consider the Lak. l- and Darg. -r- as historical affixes or as a part of the root).
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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *=uč̣-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to dry
Avar: =uč̣-
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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *-uč̣- ( ~ -o-)
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to singe
Tsezi: ħ-uč̣-ir-
Khvarshi: χ-uč̣- (Radzhibov)
Comments: PTsKh *-uč̣- (with different preverbs).
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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: lač̣u-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to catch fire
Lak form: lač̣u-n
Comments: G. pr. la=č̣u-n.
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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *=irč̣- / =uč̣-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to roast, fry
Akusha: =irč̣-/=uč̣- (Ur.)
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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *bǯ́V
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 to fry 2 to burn, smart
Abkhaz: a-ǯ́-rá 1
Abaza: ǯ́-ra 1
Adyghe: ja-bž́a-n 2
Kabardian: jǝ-bźa-n 2
Comments: PAT *ǯ́ǝ; PAK *bž́a- (cf. also *Lǝ-bž́a- 'to fry (a meat-dish)' > Ad. Lǝ-bž́a-n, Kab. Lǝ-bźa-n). See Shagirov 1, 91, Kuipers 1975, 39, 46).
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Burushaski etymology :

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Common Burushaski: *huỵ-
Sino-Caucasian Etymology: Sino-Caucasian Etymology
Meaning: dry
Yasin: bu-, du-hu-
Hunza: búỵ-
Nagar: búỵ-
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