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Eurasiatic: *ḳVjwV
Meaning: cave, hole
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *kaiu̯- ( + *ḱawǝ- 'hollow')
Altaic: ? Turk. *Kuj 'cave, ravine'
Uralic: *kojwa
Dravidian: *gav-i
Comments: See also *ḳVjV.
References: МССНЯ 362, ОСНЯ 1, 333-334; ND 1228 *ḳäwV 'cavity, hole', 1241 *Ḳay(i)wa 'to dig'. ? Cf. Austric: PAN *hukay, PAA *ka:j 'dig' (? and PSC *HárxqwV).

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