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give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)

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Hesiod appears to etymologize the word [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as deriving from [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], understanding it to mean "that which is not forgotten.
The JU passage etymologizes avimukta as the unliberated soul, the seat of the atman, and varanasi as the internal functions that ward off and destroy the evil done by the senses.
Schmitt, in Radner and Schmitt 1998, where he aptly etymologizes the NA form as Old Iranian (*)Ary-uka-.
The Shiannday Hannyeu tsyrdean, however, lists a form zhumd [juuma], which it etymologizes with Arabic jum'a.
Chapter 3 deals with etymologies of certain words and word classes in Brahui; chapter 7 etymologizes Br.