Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

ALFRÉD TÓTH : HUNGARIAN AND ESKIMO-ALEUT — with Paleo-Siberian Cognates

dazing effect is due to the quick movement of the wings, from which

also German Falter (to flattern “to flutter”), Italian farfalla and Latin

papilio (> French papillon) originate.

Hungarian lesni “to lurk, to keep watch on, to spy, to watch”

Proto-Ugric *läćз(-) “hideout; to spy on”

Proto-Eskimo *nakima “to wander around” [?]

Sumerian li (26x: Ur III, Old Babylonian) wr. li2; li9 “to press, to push”

Hungarian levél “leaf, sheet; letter”

Proto-(Finno?-)Ugric *l8pз, lepз “sheet”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *lepa-, *lempa- “flap”

Eskimo-Aleut ∂ve(R)-luγ- “flap”

Chukotko-Kamch. leval- “wave”

Sumerian la (1399x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early

Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. la2; la; lal2 “to hang, balance,

suspend, be suspended”, lub (25x: Old Babylonian) wr. lu-ub2 “a type

of bag”

Hungarian lidérc, lüdérc “demon, will-o’-the-wisp”

Wakashan ligs “wolf”

Eskimo ligz “id.”

Inuit Xivne, Xigne “id.”

Chukotko-Kamch. l(∂)Riγ∂ “id.”

Sumerian li (26x: Ur III, Old Babylonian) wr. li2; li9 “to press (oil)” (cf. incubus)

+ dirig (2166x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian, Middle Babylonian) wr. diri; RI “(to be)

very great, supreme, excellent” (a demon).

Hungarian liszt “flour”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *leśe, *liśe “crushed, ground”

Proto-Eskimo *n∂q∂ “food”

Sumerian liš (2x: Ur III) wr. liš “crumb, scrap”

Hungarian lódítani “to throw”, lógni “to dangle, to hang down, to swing”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *loŋe- “to throw, to toss”

Proto-Eskimo *miluR- “to hit with thrown object”

Proto-Inuit *milluuq- “to throw things at sth.”

Sumerian la (1399x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early

Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. la2; la; lal2 “to hang, balance,

suspend, be suspended”

Akkadian alālum

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