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Huns and Xiongnu identified by Hungarian and Yeniseian shared etymologies 


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Among these ten newly identified Hungarian and Yeniseian shared etymologies, aregular sound change can be concluded: The-ó-ava- rhyme in Hungarian is corre-lated with the *-eg ,-og ,- g  rhyme in Proto-Yeniseian (see Table).


Table 1. Hungarian and Yeniseian rhyme correspondence: -ó-ava-


Hungarian    Hunnic         Ket Yug Kottish Arin Pumpokol Proto-Yeniseian

tó               tava-tava 

hó              hava-hava 

só              sava  


5. Conclusion


The present study has identified ten Hungarian and Yeniseian shared etymologiesthat belong to the basic vocabulary, and observes that a regular sound change can bestated in three Hungarian and Yeniseian shared etymologies. The regular sound change validates the etymological connection between Hungarian and Yeniseian.The Hungarian and Yeniseian shared etymologies support a Hunnic continuity that includes the historical Xiongnu, the Huns, the Hunnic substratum of Hungarian, and the attested Yeniseian languages.