Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut


2. Etymological Dictionary

Note: Where there is no meaning indicated, the word concerned has the same meaning as the last one

in the list.

Hungarian a, az (definite article)

Proto-Uralic *o, *u “that, yon”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *o “that”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *o(w) “this, that”, *ta “that”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *na, nä “this”

Sumerian a-ne (Old Sumerian) vs. e-ne (Old Babylonian) “he, she”

Akkadian šū “he” vs. šī “she”

Rhaetic is, es “this”

Hungarian ács “carpenter”

Proto-Inuit *aak- “to skin a small animal or bird”

Sumerian ak (3643x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early

Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. ak; a “to do; to make; to act,

perform; to proceed, proceeding (math.)”

Hungarian acsari “sour”

Proto-Inuit *ciiRnaq- “to be sour”

Sumerian zag ĝar, wr. zag ĝar “(to be) sour”

Hungarian acsarogni “to have a grudge against sb.”

Proto-Inuit *atcik- “to be far down”

Sumerian šag dab, wr. šag4 dab5 “to feel hurt, to be angry, to be worried”

Hungarian ádáz “ferocious, fierce, furious”

Proto-Inuit *attaq- “to pay back (in return)”

Sumerian ud (266x: ED IIIb, Lagash II, Old Babylonian) wr. ud “storm; storm


Hungarian adni “to give”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *amta-

Proto-Eskimo *tun∂- “to give”

Proto-Inuit *aittuq- “to give”

Yukagir tV- “to give”

Sumerian ad gi (73x: Old Babylonian) wr. ad gi4 “to advise, give advice”

Rhaetic atu-, tin- “to give”, etu, etau “I give” (Brunner and Tóth 1987, p. 98)


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