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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Chukotko-Kamch. *v∂t- “to tie up”

Akkadian patālum “to turn, to wind, to tie up”

Hungarian fűz “osier; willow”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *pećз “willow”; *pesз, *pečз “withe”

Proto-Eskimo *uqviγ “willow (shrub)”

Sirenikski uqf∂x “tree”

Sumerian buzin (1x: Old Babylonian) wr. bu-zi2-in “a plant”

Akkadian buşinnu

Hungarian gamó, kamó, kajmó, kampó “crook, hook”, gáncs “click, trip

(with a leg)”, gönc “odds and ends; old clothing that is bound into

a knot”, gomb “button; knob”, gomba “mushroom”, gombóc

“ball; dumpling”, gombolyag “ball, clew, coil; cop, hank, reel,

skein”, gomoly “isolated mass of cloud, fog or smoke”,

gomolyogni “to puff up, to wreathe (of smoke)”; to swirl, to whirl

(of clouds)”, göb “little bundle or knot”, gömb “ball, orb; globe;

sphere”, gömbölyű “rounded”, göncölni “to cram, to press, to

stuff”, göngyölíteni “to roll into a cylinder shape”, gubancolni “to

entangle”, homorú “concave, hollow”, homp “clod of earth”,

kanyar “bend (in a river, etc.), kanyarítani “to bend”, konya “bent

downward”, konyulni “to bend down”, kunkorodik “to curl (of

hair)”

Proto-Altaic *kúmi, *komi “cavity; hollow; inner angle”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *k8mз “hollow”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *käm(∂γ) “footware”

Eskimo-Aleut kamlu “round cap”, kaδ∂v∂(t)- “to go round” (< *kavδ∂-?)

Inuit koma- “to dress, to put shoes on” (< *kame-)

Chukotko-Kamch. kaemlil “circle”, k∂mγ∂t- “to bunch up”, k∂mRukaet- “to roll up in a

ball”, kawra- “to go round”

Sumerian gam (33x: Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr.

ĝeškab; ĝešgam3; ĝešKIN “shepherd's crook, bent stick; haft, hilt”,

gurum (138x: Ur III, Old Babylonian) wr. gurum; gur8; gur;

gurumx(GURUN) “to bend, curve, wrap around; to bow; to roll up; to

curb, restrain; to watch over”. Also the Gönc(z)ölszekér “Ursa

maior/minor” has his name for Sum. gam, since this constellation of

stars describes a kind of chain.

Akkadian gamlu; kanāšu, kanānu

Hungarian gar “arrogant, disdainful, haughty, presumptuous”

Proto-Yupik *qaRa “decoration (on parka)” [?]

Sumerian kur (489x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian, uncertain) wr. kur2; gur “(to be) different;

(to be) strange; (to be)estranged; (to be) hostile; to change; to become

strange; to alternate (math.)”

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