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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *de-s
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Ket: dēś
Yug: des
Kottish: tīš, асс. teš, tiš
Arin: ti-eŋ
Pumpokol: dat
Comments: ССЕ 220. The root proper is *de- (cf. the Arin form representing an original pluralm as well as Kott. te-gan, te-kan 'light' = 'eye' + 'light', see *gǝʔn); the final *-s is a singulative morpheme (cf. -sa in *xu-sa 'one', as well as *pa 'time(s)' : *pa-s 'one time'). Werner 1, 187 <*det' / *des>.

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