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Borean (approx.) : KVRV
Meaning : to scrape
Eurasiatic : *ḳirV; cf. also *gVrV scratch, *gVrVbV notch, sign
Afroasiatic : *ḳaraʕ cut; *garaʕ id.
Sino-Caucasian : *ḳirV knife
Austric : *KVr 'scrape, dig'; *KVr 'shave'.
African (misc.) : Bantu *-kùd- 'scrape'.
Notes : Obviously several roots that have to be sorted out.
Reference : GE 30 *gir (+ NS).

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