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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *hiḳʷǝ A/ *riḳʷǝ A
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: man, person
Tsezi: (ž-eḳu)
Ginukh: reḳʷe
Khvarshi: (žiḳʷa)
Inkhokvari: hiḳo
Bezhta: (suḳo)
Gunzib: (suḳu)
Comments: The PTsKh form *hiḳʷǝ / *riḳʷǝ is probably a development of the original *hirḳʷV (although phonetically it is an exceptional case). Most Tsezian languages reflect only an old compound *ži-hirḳʷV > PTs *žiḳʷV q.v.

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