From: Miguel Carrasquer
>Not a problem necessarily if we regard terms pertaining to excrement asMight also explain Iranian *qx (*kh2).
>being prone to "emphatic" phonetics. If *k^ = *k and *k = *q, then we are really
>comparing *(s)kor- with *qerd-. The latter would be a form with the initial
>velar stop modified to a "harsher" uvular to better reflect the foul nature
>of >the word.