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Eurasiatic: *KVrV
Meaning: anger, fight
Indo-European: *kar(w)-
Altaic: *kéro
Uralic: *karV; also *kira 'swear' 316
Kartvelian: Georg. ḳrul- 'curse, damn'; ḳriv- 'boxen, mit den Fäusten kämpfen'.
Dravidian: *kir_-; *kor_ 'be angry' (Tel 1051)
Comments: Several roots have to be sorted out: cf. also PD *ker_- 'to kill' (a Tamil-Tulu-Malto, maybe also Telugu, isogloss; DEDR 1981); *kar_- 'anger, enmity' (1866); ? PIE *ḱormo- "Qual, Schmerz' (WP 1, 463). Cf. *ḳarV, *kwVrV.
References: ОСНЯ 1, 301. Cf. ND 657 *g[i]rV 'to hate, be hostile' (Drav. *kir_ + SH *gry/*gyr; very dubious IE); ND 1124 *ḳarV 'to curse, scold, be hostile'.

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