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Proto-Basque: *sen-[-bera]
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: soft cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese
High Navarrese: (Etxalar) zenberun
Low Navarrese: zenbera, (arc) zenberauen
Salazarese: zenbera
Baztanese: zendereben, zenderen
Zuberoan: zenbéra
Roncalese: zénbra
Comments: An eastern Bsq word: the western counterpart is (BZK, GIP) gaztanbera (see *gastana 'cheese', *gac 'salt'). This word *sen- is not related to Bsq *e=śene ‘milk’, as some have thought. This is shown by the regular sibilant correspondences: PNC *ʒ́ = Bsq *s, but PNC = Bsq *ś.

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