Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Hungarian rossz “bad, evil, ill, vicious, wicked”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *roćз “meager, tired, weak”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *kum∂ “to flow”

Proto-Eskimo *kuv∂- “to pour”, *kuδ∂γ “river”

Proto-Aleut *kum- “id.”

Inuit kiv “river”

Sumerian hum (8x: Ur III, Old Babylonian) wr. hum “to snap off; to run, flow

(bodily luids); to move, be in motion”, cf. omlik. The Hung.

denominative noun suffix –sz < Sum. terminative particle –šè (cf.

Edzard 2003, p. 42). Cf. omlik.

Hungarian rövid “short”

Proto-Ugric *rikз(-), *riγз(-) “(cut-down) piece; to cut up”

Proto-Eskimo *k∂ppaR “piece cut off”

Sumerian lugud (115x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Old

Babylonian) wr. lugud2; lugud3 “(to be) short; (to be) tight; (to be)

short of breath”

Hungarian rúgni “to kick”

Proto-Ugric *r8ŋkз- “to give a kick”

Proto-Eskimo *it∂γmiγ- “to kick”

Sumerian rugu (32x: ED IIIb, Lagash II, Ur III, Old Babylonian) wr. ru-gu2 “to

withstand; to sail upstream”

Hungarian rút “base, mean; hideous, ugly”

Proto-(Finno-?)Ugric *r8tз “fragile, rotten”

Proto-Inuit *qayak(naq)- “to be fragile”

Sumerian uru, wr. uru12 “litter; dung"

Hungarian rügy “bud, burgeon”

Proto-Eskimo qałaciR “navel”

Sumerian ur (189x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Ur III, Early Old Babylonian, Old

Babylonian) wr. ur3 “roof, top”

Hungarian ság “forest, grove; hill, mountain”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *ć8ŋka

Proto-Eskimo *iŋRiR “mountain”

Sumerian saĝ (3582x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early

Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. saĝ “head”

Hungarian -ság/-szág/-ség (derivational suffix)

Proto-Finno-Ugric *čeŋke “dampness, humidity”

Proto-Ugric *ćeŋз, *ćiŋз “time”

Proto-Eskimo *iŋRiR “mountain”

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