Talk:goose

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Etymology[edit]

From PIE *ǵʰans- ("goose"). Another translingual commonality, compare:

  • Sino-Tibetan:
    • Chinese: , , (yàn, OC *ŋraːns, "wild goose")
    • Tibetan: ངང་པ (ngang pa, "goose, wild goose, duck, swan")
    • Burmese: ငန်း (ngan:, /ŋá̃/, "goose, swan")
  • Altaic:
    • Turkic: *kāz ~ kāŕ ("goose")
      • Turkish: kaz ("goose")
    • Tungusic:
    • Mongolic:
    • Korean: 기러기 (kileki, "goose")
    • Japanese: かり (kari, "goose")
  • Austroasiatic:
  • Tai-Kadai:

More. Hbrug 03:21, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

Many Germanic, Romance, Slavic, Balto-Slavic, Indo-Aryan, Turkic, all seem to derive from the same root. --Anatoli 03:30, 31 October 2011 (UTC)