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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *kăŋ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: fry, roast
Burmese: kaŋ to broil, roast, toast.
Kachin: kaŋ2 be hot, be dry, as paddy, gǝkaŋ1 roast, toast, bake.
Lushai: kaŋ (kan) to fry, kaŋ evaporate, dry up; be exposed to the sun (cf. also kāŋ burn).
Kiranti: *kaŋ
Comments: Rawang dǝgaŋ toast; Ao Naga *koŋ 'dry'. Ben 71-2; Mat. 162.

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