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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *ɦăkwańV́
Meaning: light
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *kwănɦV ( / *ɦăkwanV)
Sino-Tibetan: OC 光 *kʷāŋ 'light'
Yenisseian: *gǝʔn-
Burushaski: [*gon ]
Comments and references : HGC 39, WFR 125. PY *-ʔ- here is irregular (does not correspond to lax phonation in PNC). Bur. g- is also irregular (obviously under the influence, of another root, see *ʁweŋV́].

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