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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : HVNKV
Meaning : snake
Eurasiatic : *ʔanKV
Afroasiatic : *ʔVŋ(gʷ) 'snake' (Ar., Chad.)
Sino-Caucasian : Yen. *ʔɔŋKoj 'snake' (?)
Amerind (misc.) : *aq̇ʷi 'snake' (R 659) [ + A K ?]
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ʔanKV
Meaning: snake
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *angʷ-i-
Kartvelian: ? Georg. anḳara
References: ND 53 *ʔEŋU (+ SH).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *angʷ-
Meaning: snake
Old Greek: *ágʷi-s: pl. ábeis = ékheis Hsch.; ? ímbēris = éŋkhelüs (at Methümna) Hsch.
Slavic: *ǭžь
Baltic: *ang-i- c., -iā̃ f.
Germanic: *unk-a- m., *unk-an- m., *unk-ō(n-) f.
Latin: anguis, gen. -is m. `Schlange'
Celtic: MIr esc-ung `Aal' (esc `Wasser'); Cymr llys-ŵ-en, pl. -ŵ-od `Aal'
Russ. meaning: жаба (змея)
References: WP I 63 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: уж,
Near etymology: род. п. -а́, укр. вуж, блр. вуж, др.-русск. ужь, словеп. vо̑ž, чеш., слвц. užovka, польск. wąż, род. п. węża, н.-луж. huž "змея, червь".
Further etymology: Праслав. *ǫžь родственно др.-прусск. angis "змея", лит. angìs, вин. и. añgį "ядовитая змея", "уж", лтш. ùodzs, uôdzе "гадюка", лат. anguis "змея", д.-в.-н. unс "змея", ирл. esc-ung "угорь" ( = "водяная змея"). Связано с у́горь (см.); ср. Траутман, ВSW 8; Арr. Sprd. 300; Шпехт 39; Торп 30; М.--Э. 4. 413; Мейе--Эрну 59 и сл.; Вальде--Гофм. I, 48; Френкель, Lit. Wb. 10.
Pages: 4,150-151
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *ang-i- c., -iā̃ f.
Meaning: snake
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: angì-s `Schlange' (Lyberis: also 'гадюка' - В. Ч.)
Lettish: uôdze, ùodze2, ùodzs2, uôdzis2 (gen. uodža), ùocs2 (gen. -s) `Viper, Kreuzotter (Vipera berus)'
Old Prussian: angis `Schlange' V. 747
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *unka-z, *unkēn, *unkō(n)
Meaning: lizard, snake
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old High German: unk m. ( 8. Jh.), unko m. (11. Jh.) `Schlange'
Middle High German: unc (-k-) st. m., unke wk. m. 'schlange, basilisk'
German: Unke f. `Kröte mut dunkler Färbung und gelben bis roten Flecken am Bauch, "Feuerkröte"' (жерлянка)
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