The Phrygian word ΚΕΝΕΜΑΝ
Word ΚΕΝΕΜΑΝ
k e n e m a n
Transliteration keneman
Meaning tomb, hole or inscription (scratching)
Notes/Remarks The etymology of this word is uncertain
See also Phrygian: ΚΝΟΥΜΑΝ ‘grave, tomb’
Greek: κένωμα ‘empty space around the tomb, uncultivated area around a tomb’
Synonyms ΣΟΡΟ-, ΤΟΥΝΒΟΝ, ΓΟΥΤΑΡΙΟΝ, ΓΟΥΝΤΗ

Comments
For the etymology of 'tomb' and the connection to Phr. ΚΝΟΥΜΑΝ and Greek ΚΕΝΩΜΑ, see Christides 'A history of ancient Greek: from the beginnings to late antiquity', 2001, Greek edition.

Beekes 1969: 20 proposed to reconstruct PIE *kenh1-mn and connect Skt. khani- `to dig'.