Lemizh / English dictionary
to make wire
< NLem koRj‑a ‘(coil of) wire’
< Besk koŕy ‘(curly) hair’
< PCelt *góury‑os
< PIE *góu̯h₁‑ri̯‑os ‘something round, bent?’
This word appears first in the sense of ‘wire’ in a poem in the Tlöngö̀l, a clear rip-off of a British poet’s work.
possibly Gk γῦρος ‘ring, circle’