Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Hungarian tompor “hip, waist; a hump located between the hip and hind

quarters”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *tuppз “rear”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *tup(∂γ)- “cover”

Eskimo-Aleut tup∂R “tent, temporary dwelling” [?]

Chukotko-Kamch. top- “to cover” [?]

Sumerian dub (55x: ED IIIb, Old Babylonian) wr. dub3; ze2-eb “knee”

Hungarian top “ham from a pig’s back”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *tuppз “loin”

Proto-Inuit *∂γunaq “meat or whale skin left to rot”

Sumerian dub (55x: ED IIIb, Old Babylonian) wr. dub3; ze2-eb “knee”. “knee”

instead of “back” because both body parts share the curving, cf.

tompor.

Hungarian tor “feast (especially after a funeral and a pig-slaughtering

[disznóölés])”

Chagatai tor “dinner with guests, hospitality”

Proto-Yupik *kasiyuq “(bladder) feast”

Sumerian tar (237x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Old Babylonian)

wr. tar; tarar “to cut down; to untie, loosen; to cut; to scatter, disperse;

to decide”.

Hungarian tor “thorax”

Proto-Eskimo *qilaγ- “to knit, to weave”

Eskimo-Aleut qił∂R- “to tie”, qilağ- “to knit”

Aleut qisat- “to tie”, qilRi-X “umbilical cord”

Sumerian dur (28x: ED IIIa, Old Babylonian) wr. dur; gidur “binding, knot,

bond, tie; umbilical cord; rope”. Same etymology as szőni.

Hungarian torok, tork- “gullet, throat, windpipe; mouth, muzzle”

Proto-Ugric *turз “neck, throat”

Eskimo-Aleut tuqluR- “throat; to call out”

Aleut cuqa- “throat”

Sumerian dur (28x: ED IIIa, Old Babylonian) wr. dur; gidur “binding, knot,

bond, tie; umbilical cord; rope”

Hungarian torma “horseradish”

Karachai, etc. turma “turnip”

Proto-Eskimo *quliR “upper part” [?]

Sumerian turmahba (82x: ED IIIb) wr. tur-mah-ba “a kind of ration” [?]

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