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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *kaje ( ~ k`-)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to love, covet
Russian meaning: искать, домогаться
Turkic: *Kɨj-
Mongolian: *kaji-
Comments: A Turk.-Mong. isogloss.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kɨj-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 greedy, miserly 2 wise, clever 3 to offer, sacrifice 4 to dare
Russian meaning: 1 жадный, скупой 2 мудрый, умный 3 жертвовать, приносить в жертву, посвящать себя 4 сметь, решаться, покушаться
Turkish: kɨj- 3
Tatar: qɨj- 4
Middle Turkic: qɨj- 4 (AH)
Azerbaidzhan: Gɨj- 3, 4
Khakassian: xɨjɣa 2, xɨjtɨx 1
Oyrat: qɨjɣa 1
Chuvash: xъj- 4
Kirghiz: qɨj- 3, 4
Kazakh: qɨj- 3
Bashkir: qɨj- 4
Gagauz: qɨj- 4
Karaim: qɨj- 3
Karakalpak: qɨj- 3
Comments: VEWT 262, ЭСТЯ 6, 197-198 (confused with *Kɨj- 'to cut aslant' which should be probably kept apart).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kaji-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to seek, investigate 2 love, compassion
Russian meaning: 1 искать, исследовать 2 любовь, сострадание
Written Mongolian: qaji- 1 (L 911), qajira 2 (L 913)
Middle Mongolian: qairala-, qaijirala- 'to love, treat kindly' (HYt), qajirala- 'сострадать' (MA)
Khalkha: xaj- 1, xajr 2
Buriat: xaj- 1, xajra 2
Kalmuck: xǟrṇ 2
Ordos: xǟra, xǟram 2
Dagur: xairan 2 (Тод. Даг. 172)
Shary-Yoghur: χair 2
Monguor: xǝ̄ran 2; xǝ̄rla- 'cher, chéri; aimer, gratifier' (SM 167), xairGan 2
Comments: KW 180, MGCD 317. Mong. > Man. xaira- etc., see Rozycki 98.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ḳV(jV)
Meaning: to wish, like
Indo-European: *kā- (cf. also *ḱey- 1499)
Altaic: *kaje ( ~ k`-)
Uralic: *keje (kEjɣV)
Kartvelian: *ḳo-
Eskimo-Aleut: *qijǝ-
References: Cf. ND 1233 *ḲayV 'look, look for' (Mong. + differ. IE + some Cush.); 1236 *ḳuyE 'be hungry, desire, want' (Kartv. + Ural. (also elsewhere - under 604 *gEʡüge??) + IE *kʷoit-? + part of Alt.).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *kā-, *kā-r-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: dear; lover
Tokharian: śār- 'köstlich, angenehm', A krant, B krent 'gut'
Old Indian: kā́yamāna- 'gern habend', cā́ru- `agreeable, beloved, endeared', cāyú- 'begehrend'
Avestan: kā- 'wonach verlangen'
Baltic: *kā̂r-a- (1) adj., *kar̂- vb. intr.
Germanic: *xṓr-ōn- f., *xṓr-a- m., n, *xōr-iō(n-) f.; *xar-ig-ō f.
Latin: cārus, -a `lieb, teuer, wert, hoch im Preise'
Celtic: OIr caraim 'liebe', cara(t) 'Freund'
Russ. meaning: любимый; любовник
References: WP I 325 f
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *kā̂r-a- (1) adj., *kar̂- vb. intr.
Meaning: avid, greedy
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: karénti 'geizig sein, knausern', kárti (ką̃ra/kársta, kãrō) 'hungern, Kohldampf schieben'
Lettish: kãruot 'sehnlichst verlangen, begehren'; kãrs `lüstern, gierig', karinâtiês (Dond.) "baduoties" (= 'hungern')
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *xṓrōn, *xṓra-z, *xṓra-n, *xōriō(n); *xarigō
Meaning: whore, adultery
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: hōr-s m. (a) `fornicator, adulterer'
Old Norse: hōra f. `Hure'; hōr-r m. `Hurer'; hōr n. `Ehebruch'
Norwegian: hora; hor
Swedish: hora; hor
Danish: hore; hor
Old English: hōre, -an f. `whore, harlot', { hōr n. `overspel, echtbreuk' }
English: whore
Old Frisian: hōr n. `overspel, echtbreuk'
Middle Dutch: hoere `Hure', huerre `id.'
Dutch: hoer f. `Hure'
Middle Low German: hōre `Hure', horre `id.', herge, herie `Dirne'
Old High German: huora (9.Jh.) `Hure', huorra `id.'; (9.Jh.) huor n. `overspel, echtbreuk'
Middle High German: huore wk. f. 'hure'; huor st. n., m. 'ausserehelicher beischlaf, ehebruch, hurerei', huore st. f. 'ds.'
German: Hure; (older) Herge
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 280
Proto: *keje (kEjɣV)
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: to mate, pair, flirt
German meaning: Balz; balzen
Finnish: (kiima 'Paarung od. Brunst der Vögel, Paarzeit' - rejected by Redei)
Saam (Lapp): gikkâ- (N) 'mate, pair (of birds); have a flirtation with', kihka- (L) 'sich sammeln und sich paaren, balzen (Federwild)', kikki̊- (T) 'zaubern'
Komi (Zyrian): koj- (Lu.) 'balzen', (P) 'zaubern, hexen, besprechen', kut́ (PO) 'ток, токование'
Khanty (Ostyak): köj- (V), kĕj- (DN) 'balzen (Auerhahn, Birkhahn', koj- (O) 'losen, weissagen, mit Gesang zaubern', köjǝm (Vj.), kĕjǝm (DT), kejǝm (Kaz.) 'Balzstelle'
Mansi (Vogul): kij- (TJ), kǟj- (KU P), kaj- (So.) 'balzen; ein Zauberlied singen', kim (TJ P) 'Balz', (KO) 'Balzplatz'
Hungarian: kéj 'Lust, Wollust, Wonne', kény 'Willkür, Lust'
Sammalahti's version: *kixi- (mit Fi ei-, ii-)
Yukaghir parallels: OC III
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *ḳo-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: хотеть
English meaning: to wish
Megrel: ḳo-
Svan: ḳu-
Laz: ḳo-
Notes and references: EWK 205. Ср. ПИЕ *kā- 'желать, любить'.
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *qijǝ-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to covet, to desire, to long for
Russian meaning: жпждать, домогаться, нетерпеливо ждать
Proto-Yupik: *qijlǝ- (~ *qiljǝ-)
Proto-Inupik: *qii-t- (-ɣ-, -lǝГ-)
Comments: This stem is confused with *qirǝ- (-t-, -q-ruʁ-) 'to have a convulsion' in CED.
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 302
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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *qijlǝ- (~ *qiljǝ-)
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to covet, to desire 1, to please, to fetch up 2
Russian Meaning: домогаться, желать 1, нравиться 2
Sirenik: (cf. kǝɫǝ́ʁǝkǝ́sqǝχtǝ̄́ʁa 'to intrigue, to have an interest in')
Chaplino: qilīqaqā 2, //qiliʁ(juɣ)- 1 [emot. root]
Naukan: //qili- 1, 'to be interested in' [Em.]
Chugach (Birket-Smith): qilāɣua 'palate, interest'
Central Alaskan Yupik: qīlǝχtǝ- 'to experience and show strong joyful feelings'
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 302, 103
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *qii-t- (-ɣ-, -lǝГ-)
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to have a great desire for 1, sth. longed for 2
Russian meaning: иметь страстное желание 1, нечто желаемое 2
Western Canadian Inupik: qīlik- 1, ~ qīllaqtuq- 'to work with all one's strength'
Eastern Canadian Inupik: qīt- 1, qītsiaq 2, ~ qīmitiC- 'to want', k̃emituk-* 'to long for sth.' [Peck]
ECI Dialects: Lab qīt- 'to be parched with thirst'
Greenlandic Inupik: qīt-, qīɣ- 1, qītsat pl. 2 (food), qīliʁ- 'to long for sth.', ~ qīla- 'agile'
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 302
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