second. stem of interr. pron. (cp. ka˚ ku˚).
- in oblique cases of ko (kaḥ), as gen. kissa. loc. kismiṃ & kiṃhi.
- in nt. kiṃ what? (cp. Gr. τί, Lat. quid; ending-m besides-d in kad, as Lat. quom, tum besides quod id).
- in primary derivations, as kittaka, kīva (= Sk. kiyant) which stands in same relation to *qṷi as Lat. quantus to *qṷo; and in secondary derivations from kiṃ, as kiñci, kiñcakkha, kīdisa, etc.