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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *ʎ:u- /*ʎ:i-
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: an interrogative stem
Tsezi: ʎi-nas
Ginukh: ʎu
Khvarshi: ʎu (Radzhibov)
Inkhokvari: ʎu
Bezhta: ʎi-ni
Comments: PTsKh *ʎu 'who, what' (Inkh. ʎu id., Gin. ʎu 'who'); the stem *ʎe- was used in some oblique forms, cf.Tsez. ʎi-nas, ʎi-nar 'why', Gin. ʎi-ni erg. 'what'. Bezht. has ʎō (erg.) 'who', ʎi-ni (erg.) 'what'.

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