Surprising cognates

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Salmoneus
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Re: Surprising cognates

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English: horde
Urdu (and English): Urdu
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Re: Surprising cognates

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:hun: Hungarian ezer “thousand” ~ :ind: Tamil āyiram “thousand”~ :eng: English mile

All from PIE *sm-g’éslom “one-thousand”
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Re: Surprising cognates

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English bite and English fibre (borrowed from Latin fibra)

both of them are from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- ("to split")
I prefer to not be referred to with masculine pronouns and nouns such as “he/him/his”.
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