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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *jimχ:
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 butter 2 milk 3 fat (on meat) 4 boiled fat
Agul: jaχ 3
Tsakhur: jɨχI 4
Kryz: juχ 2
Budukh: juχ 2
Archi: inχ 1
Comment: Cf. also Ag. Burk. jaχʷ 'fat (on meat)'. For PL *χ: cf. Arch. erg. inχ:i. 4th class in all languages. -n- in Arch. is the regular reflex of *-m- (in this position -n- lacks in Arch.). Pharyngealization in Tsakh. is not clear (probably secondary, since none of other languages reflects it).

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