Namely, a conjecture:
хуй < ховать.
Can it be a worthy version? Or why not?
To my surprise I’ve found a discussion where this version does not look like something absolutely groundless (to me).
Just one solid argument will be enough if
ховать (proto)forms/roots cannot be a source of
Particularly I wonder if the questioned hypothesis is inconsistent with some language paradigm(s) and/or needs to be a unique case of something.
A question apparently for experts, please. The Internet is already full of popular (quasi/pseudo)argumentation that gives me nothing.
(I understand that answering it can be a labour and discussing the discussed (already somewhere else) can be impolitely off-communitic, so deleting the question is OK.)