Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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Hungarian and Eskimo-Aleut

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

Hungarian kocsány “stalk, stem (of a blossom)”

Eskimo-Aleut kita- “foot, kit-miγ “heel”

Inuit ketxed “feet”

Chukotko-Kamch. k∂t-ka “foot”

Sumerian gu (1850x: ED IIIa, ED IIIb, Old Akkadian, Lagash II, Ur III, Early

Old Babylonian, Old Babylonian) wr. gu “cord, net; unretted flax

stalks”

Akkadian qū

Hungarian kókadni “to fade, to wither; to bend down faded”

Proto-Altaic *gùk’à(-) “curve, hook; to cling to”

Proto-Yupik *qaviR “curve”

Sumerian gug (76x: Ur III) wr. u2gug4; gug4; gug; u2|ZI&ZI|; u2|A.ZI&ZI|;

u2|ZI&ZI.A|; u2|ZI&ZI.EŠ2.ŠE| “a grass; rush, sedge”

Hungarian komócsin “Phleum pratense, a sweet-grass”

Proto-Eskimo *qama(C)uγ “sled”

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

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

Akkadian gamlu

Hungarian konda “swineherd”

Proto-Eskimo *qanit(t)aR “porch of a traditional house”

Sumerian gan “swine”, in: šagan (150x: ED IIIb) wr. šaganx(|GA2×AN|)gan;

šagan; šaganx(AMA)ša “a designation of pigs”

Hungarian koppintani, koppantani “to knock, to tap; to wolf down (food); to

extinguish (a candle)

Chukotko-Kamch. pako- “to flick, knock against”

Proto-Inuit *pakak- “to knock into” (with metathesis?)

Akkadian kappu “wings (of a bird)” [?]

Hungarian kopó “hound, foxhound; detective, sleuth”

Proto-Inuit *puŋŋuuq “(shaman’s word for) dog” (metathesis k – p > p – k and

substitution of k by homorganic ŋŋ).

Sumerian qīpum “thrustful; representative, commissioner”

Hungarian koporsó “casket, coffin”

Proto-Altaic *kop’é “to bend; elevation; convexity”

Proto-Finno-Ugric *koppa “something hollow”

Proto-Eskimo *putu “hole”

Akkadian qubūru “grave; hole”, kipūm, kapāpum “to bend”

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