Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut


Hungarian nyugszik, nyugod-, nyugv- “to rest”, nyugodt “quiet, calm”,

nyugat “west”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *ńuŋз- “to rest, to relax; to sleep”

Eskimo-Aleut n’∂ka- “to feel inferior”

Sumerian ni gid, wr. ni2 gid2 “to stretch oneself, to relax?”

Hungarian nyújtani “to offer; to lengthen”, nyúlik “to seize, to grab”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *n8jз-, *ń8jз- “to stretch oneself”

Eskimo-Aleut nulqaR- “to stop, to hesitate” [?]

Sumerian nu (1x: Old Babylonian) wr. nu “male genitalia; sperm; offspring”

Hungarian nyúl “hare”, nyuszi “little hare; rabbit”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *ńoma-lз

Proto-Eskimo ukaδiR “hare” (-k- represents here – as in intial position q- does –

Hung. ny-)

Sumerian gilim, wr. gilim2; gir12 “rodent wild animal”

Hungarian nyúzni “to skin an animal”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *ńujз-, *ńowз-

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *n’ar(u) “skin with hair removed”

Eskimo-Aleut n’alu(C)aR “bleached sealskin”

Sumerian kuš (3818x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. kuš “skin; leather”

Hungarian nyű “maggot”

Proto-Altaic *neji “louse, nit”

Proto-Uralic (?),

Proto-Ugric *ńiŋз, *ńiwŋe “maggot, worm”

Proto-Yupik n∂R∂sta “louse”

Sumerian mar (8x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Ur III) wr. mar “louse; worm; parasite”

Hungarian nyűni “to pull out/up; to wear down/out/threadbare”

Proto-Uralic *ńikз-, *ńükз- “to rend, to rip”

Eskimo-Aleut nuccuγ- “to tug”

Sumerian mu (9x: Old Babylonian) wr. mu11; ma5; mu7 “to crush, mangle”

Hungarian ocsú “refuse of wheat, tailings”

Proto-Eskimo *ut∂- “to fall out (hair)”

Sumerian us (9695x: ED IIIb, Ebla, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. us2 “(to be) of a lesser quality; to

drag; to stretch; to accompany, follow; a qualification of grain; to

thresh (grain) by treading; to coagulate?”


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