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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *čwi
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: an interrogative pronoun
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *ču-, *čo-mi
Proto-Tsezian: *š:ɔ-mɔ
Proto-Lak: ci, cu
Proto-Dargwa: *čV-
Proto-Lezghian: *šʷi
Proto-Khinalug: č:u, č:i-m
Notes: Reconstructed for the PEC level. As an independent pronoun this root probably served for the direct base of the inanimate pronoun 'what'; it also served as the root of the derived PEC *čw[ĕ]-mV 'how much' and in some other derived interrogative pronouns.

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