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Re: Surprising cognates

Posted: 18 Jun 2020 16:07
by Salmoneus
English: horde
Urdu (and English): Urdu

Re: Surprising cognates

Posted: 28 Jul 2020 23:00
by qwed117
:hun: Hungarian ezer “thousand” ~ :ind: Tamil āyiram “thousand”~ :eng: English mile

All from PIE *sm-g’éslom “one-thousand”

Re: Surprising cognates

Posted: 15 Oct 2020 11:02
by k1234567890y
English bite and English fibre (borrowed from Latin fibra)

both of them are from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- ("to split")