Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Hungarian kép “picture”

Proto-Eskimo *k∂ppaR “piece cut off” [?]

Sumerian gub “to write” (Oberhuber 1990, p. 204)

Hungarian kepe “shock (of corn)”

Proto-Eskimo *k∂ppaR “piece cut off” [?]

Akkadian kappu “hollow hand

Hungarian kér “membrane (of brain, belly)”, kéreg “bark”

Proto-Altaic *k’éŕŕ “bark”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *kere “crust, rind, skin”

Proto-Uralo-Siberian *ker∂, *kor∂ “skin”

Eskimo-Aleut k∂l∂(t)- “to cut skin into strips (for rope)”

Proto-Yupik *k∂l∂v∂- “id.”, *qalt∂ “bark”

Chukotko-Kamch. ker(ker) “woman’s fur combination suit, clothes”

Sumerian guruš (12x: Old Babylonian) wr. guruš3; guruš4 "to cut, fell, trim, peel

off; a cutting; stubble"

Hungarian kérni “to ask for, to look for”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *kerз- “to ask, to request”

Proto-Inuit *ap∂R∂- “to ask”

Sumerian gir (13x: Old Babylonian) wr. gir5 "to ask for asylum; slip (in or

through), glide"

Hungarian kerek “round”, kerék “wheel”, keríteni “to enclose, to fence in”,

kert “garden”, kerülni “to avoid; to go in a roundabout route”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *kerä-, *keerä- “round; to roll, to turn, to wind

Proto-Eskimo *p∂R∂- “to bend”

Sumerian gur, wr. gur2 “loop, hoop, circle”, kiri6 “garden”: kirimah (14x: Ur III)

wr. ĝeškiri6-mah “pleasure garden, park”, ukiri (4x: Ur III, Old

Babylonian) wr. u2-ĝeškiri6 “garden produce” (u2 “bed”)

Hungarian kérész “mayfly”

Proto-Eskimo *caq∂l∂kitaR “butterfly”

Sumerian giriš (2x: Old Babylonian) wr. giriš “butterfly”

Akkadian kurşiptu

Hungarian kés “knife”

Proto-Altaic *k’i_ut’u “a kind of knife or arrow”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *kečз “knife”

Proto-Eskimo *q∂c(c)uγ- “to scratch or dig claws into”

Akkadian qazāzum “to cut, to cut off”

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