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Xia and Ket Identified by Sinitic and Yeniseian Shared Etymologies // 確定夏國及凱特人的語言為屬於漢語族和葉尼塞語系共同詞源


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DOI https://doi.org/10.13173/centasiaj.60.1-2.0051




The present article aims to identify shared etymologies between the Chinese language family (Sinitic) and Yeniseian languages, in analogy to the search for a Hunnic continuity, connecting the historical Xiongnu, the Huns (including the Hunnic substratum of Hungarian) and the attested Yeniseian languages. Just as Hunnic etyma entered the Uralic, Turkic and Mongolic languages, there must also be Sinitic and Yeniseian shared etymologies, since the Xiongnu, another Hunnic people, played a vital role in the composition of the Chinese Xia 夏 empire. Using etymological methods, the present study has identified twelve Sinitic and Yeniseian shared etymologies that belong to the basic vocabulary.



本文嘗試分析漢語族及葉尼賽語系中的同源詞彙,並嘗試以葉尼賽語爲線索構 築以匈奴語,匈人語之間的匈語(抱括匈牙利語)連續性。正如匈語詞彙滲透 了烏拉爾、突厥及蒙古語系一樣,匈奴作爲一個在中國夏朝的重要組成部分, 漢語與葉尼賽語之間必然也有相同詞源。而本文正式根據詞源學方法確定了十 二種屬於漢語族和葉尼塞語系共同的詞源。


Beijing International Studies University / 北京第二外國語言學院, Beijing

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