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PART IX Sun Language Theory, Paleolinguistics : Vessel Captures Water

By Mehmet Kurtkaya, Published on November 17, 2019, Updated November 18, 2019

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Part I: It's not only the word for earth that connects world languages. Let's talk sweet : Honey and mead in world languages

Part III: Bee Mythology and dual meaning of the word for bee and pure Of bees and humans: from Paleolithic to Antiquity.

Part IV Paleolinguistics honey, bee, licking Of bees and languages: from Paleolithic to Antiquity.

Part V: Pelasgians Identified, Midas, Phrygia -Etruscan connection confirmed Linguistics, Mythology, Archaeology and Genetics combined as usual!

PART VI Beekeeping and bee related words From the Altai to Kura -Araxes Beekeeping and bee related words

PART VII Linguistics and the latest genetics

Etymology of the words for cage in Turkish, English capture, Latin capio, Hungarian and Turkish kap

PART VIII Paleolinguistics Common Stone Age roots of the words for vessel, shell, cover, grasp and others

This article must be considered together with The word earth in world languages shows deep ancient connections

Vessel Captures Water

The oldest pottery finds are from China and there are many ancient pottery related archaeological sites in China. A new research paper titled Early Pottery at 20,000 Years Ago in Xianrendong Cave, China showed that pottery making was an ancient craft practiced by hunter gatherers. Previous oldest pottery artifacts were from China at 18000 BC and Eastern Russia from 14000 Bc. It is thought that ancient people used baskets covered with river clays to transport water.

In the previous article of the series ( Common Stone Age roots of the words for vessel, shell, cover, grasp and others ) I had shown that the same root word used for vessel shared across language families "*ḳaṗV" had two more meanings in addition to "vessel": "grasp", and "cover, close".

All three are conceptually related and they certainly go to the roots of the human language and civilization.

There are other words which have the same or very closely related sounds and meanings.

Let us look at one *HVṗV which means to grasp just like *ḳaṗV. The only difference between these two words, is the initial sound "k" instead of "h". In other words some of the initial sound switches to a "g" or disappears completely. Since the initial consonant varies clearly between k/g, h or the loss of the consonant, we can safely use the "ğ" as it is an Altaic/Turkish sound and the words in question are Altaic words.

What does a vessel grasp/seize?


Is there a word for water that is shared across languages and is similar in sound for the words "to grasp" *HVṗV and "grasp/vessel/cover" *ḳaṗV?The answer is a big yes. *HVṗV means "to drink", "water" and "swallow" and is the same word as the others! We already know that in Proto-Nostratic (15000-12000 BC) the word for water is constructed as "?APA" the same as in the database of Sergei Starostin. There are also other words in the database related to "to drink, to swallow, water": such as "Eurasiatic: *ʔVpV Meaning: water", *zVṗV "to hold in mouth", HVPV "mouth, speak" and other closely related words such as bosom (*ʔVṗV).

Let us look at words again:

Meaning Borean Root Across Languages Turkish Word
To grasp *HVṗV Kap
Water *HVṗV Op/Ab
Mouth HVPV (Perhaps "Hap=grain,pill"?)

Let us also remember other related roots for shell, empty, to cover, to grasp from the previous article:

Meaning Borean Root Across Languages Turkish Word
To grasp *ḳaṗV Kap
Cover, close *ḳaṗV Kapak
Vessel *ḳaṗV Kap

Meaning Borean Root Across Languages Turkish Word
Bark *ḲopV Kav
Husk *ḳVpV Kevik
Cover, shell *gebV- Kavuz (+Kabuk my note)
Meaning Borean Root Across Languages Turkish Word
Hole, Empty *gop`a Kovuk
Empty *gewV Gevşek (Kov, My note)
Cave, hole *ḳVjwV Kuyu (well, ravine etc.)

Now we see that almost all the words are built around "ağap or ğapa" and its derivatives. This root "ağap" can be further etymologized using Sun Language Theory.

Let us remember again that the "vessel grasps/seizes the water".

People + Water = Drink

Grasp + Water = Vessel

Uğ+ ap = Ğap in both of the equations above.

Now, the above establishes a people=grasp equivalence, hence Uğ/Ağ

If you look at the formulations above the first is Subject-Object-Verb while the other Verb-Object-Subject. The first, (SOV), was the order of the first human language. We see addition (agglutination) hence a basic math operation. Language and math are closely connected but not the same as seen above. Math is a language but language is not math but closely connected to it.

We may see the same to hold true for the first written language of humanity, Sumerian: "ub" cavity, "ab" water, "Aguba" vessel, "a ağ" to command and "ağa" father.

a ağ+ab = Ağuba
command + water = vessel

You might wonder whether "ağ" has the meaning "to grasp" in other languages. Yes, it does in many others. *ga to get, to obtain in line with Sumerian "a ağ" and "ağa".

Turkish word for water "ab" is listed in dictionaries as of Persian origin, but as all evidence shows this word is Turkish and is found in Sumerian exactly matching it "ab" water, sea!

I had already shown how Indo-European words for "water/father" derive from "Uğa/Apa" in my books and articles. The word "ama" for mother is also used for "water" as in Akkadian "mu" (water) with Akkadian and Sumerian word "pu" (mouth). The fact that the word roots for mother and father are the same for water derives from the water/progeny dual meaning, life giving force of water I had previously established. Using "m" for water may indicate matriarchy, or at least may be a remnant of matriarchy as Akkadian was patriarchal. Alternation between mu and pu, (m/p) is observed also in The role of sound symbolism in protolanguage: some linguistic and archaeological speculations by Juan Carlos Moreno Cabrera. I should add that in Global etymologies by linguists John D. Bengtson and Merritt Ruhlen, we find a reconstructed "Kama" (hold in hand) which should be compared with "kapa" I have shown in my articles. Importantly this ancient correspondance is rule-based!

Turkish word for mouth "ağız" fits the other root for water "uğu" and the other Sumerian word for mouth "Kag" (from "ğağ").

Turkish word "kafa" (head) is said to be derived of Arabic, but it is in fact a Turkish word that went through b-f tranformation which is all too common. Moreover in Bomhard's Nostratic Etymological Index we see:

Proto-Nostratic root *kºapº- ‘to take, seize, or grasp with the hand; to press or squeeze with the hand’; (n.) *kºapº-a ‘hand’, Proto-Nostratic (n.) *kºapº-a ‘bowl, cup, jar, container; skull’.

The word skull is the same as grasp, close, cover, vessel because it encloses the brain. Same can be said of the Sumerian "gaba" "chest" and "gebe" pregnant in Turkish.

I will continue this series which I started with Part I: It's not only the word for earth that connects world languages. Let's talk sweet : Honey and mead in world languages

Spread of Languages
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Origin and Spread of Languages on Eurasian Map based on Genetics Research and my books as of May 2019. The world's first known language Sumerian was favorably compared to many linguistic families in Eurasia and America. Comparing ancient Sumerian migration routes constructed from ancient genome studies to these languages will give the opportunity to trace back world languages to a common language spoken some 20000 years ago. read more


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