Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Hungarian kímélni “to save, to spare, to protect”

Proto-Inuit *q∂m∂lRu- “to examine”

Sumerian geme (4025x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. geme2; gi4-in “female worker”

Akkadian amtu

Hungarian kín “pain”

Proto-Eskimo *k∂γiR- “to be in pain”

Sumerian gana (1x: Old Babylonian) wr. ĝešgana2 “shackles”

Hungarian kincs “treasure”

Proto-Inuit *aŋŋi- “to keep secret”

Chukotko-Kamch. aeŋi- “to tell sth. secret”

Sumerian giĝ (18136x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian, uncertain) wr. giĝ4 “a unit of weight,

shekel; a unit of area; a unit of volume”

Akkadian šiqlu

Hungarian kísérni “to accompany, to escort, to follow”, kísérlet

“experiment”, kísérteni “to seduce; to haunt”, kísértet “ghost”

Proto-Ugric *kećз- “to follow a path”

Proto-Inuit *atuaq- “to follow”

Sumerian us (9695x: ED IIIb, Ebla, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. us2 “to accompany, to follow”, kiši,

wr. kiši12 “secret”

Hungarian kívánni “to wish”

Proto-Altaic *kúbé “to wish, to hope, to like”

Proto-Turkic *küb-, *güb-

Kazakh quvan- “to be happy”

Proto-Eskimo *q∂l∂n∂R(aR)- “to want sth. urgently”

Sumerian gub (5043x: ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early Old

Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. gub "to stand; (to be) assigned (to a

task)"

Hungarian koboz “a kind of four- or five-stringed lute/lyre-like instrument

of old Hungary”

Proto-Eskimo *q∂δuγ “wood”

Akkadian qēbū “wooden flute?”

Hungarian kóc “tow”, kócos “dishevelled, tousled, unkempt”

Proto-Inuit *qacal(l)uq “bark of tree)

Sumerian guz (110x: ED IIIa, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Old Babylonian)

wr. guz "to be tufted”

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