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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *wel-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to see
Tokharian: B yel- 'investigate' (Adams 507)
Germanic: *wlī́-t-a- vb.; *wli-t-u- c., n.; *wlai-t-ō f., *wlai-t-ia- n.
Latin: voltus / vultus, -ūs m. `Gesichtsausdruck, Miene, Aussehen, Gestalt'
Celtic: OIr fil `es gibt' ( = voici ); filis i.seallais `vidit', Cymr gweled `sehen', Bret guelet `la vue', OIr fili, gen. filed `Seher, Dichter'
Russ. meaning: видеть
References: WP I 293 f
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *wlī́tan- vb.; *wlitu-z; *wlitu; *wlaitō, *wlaitia-n
Meaning: see, look
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: *wlaitōn wk. `look around'; wlit-s m. `face, appearance'
Old Norse: līta st. `sehen, schauen'; lit-r, pl. acc. litu `Farbe; Aussehen, Gestalt; Schönheit'; lit n. `Gesicht, Blick' (poet.); leit f. `Suche; Zweck'; leiti n. `Hügel der Ausblick verhindert oder verleiht'
Norwegian: lita `schauen, gehorchen'; leit; leite `Hügel der Ausblick verhindert oder verleiht; Zeitpunkt, Gesichtsweite'
Old English: wlītan `sehen, schauen'; wlite `Aussehen; Glanz', wlitu f. `Form, Art'
Old Frisian: wlite `Angesicht, Aussehen'
Old Saxon: wliti `Glanz, Aussehen, Gestalt'
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 2126
Root: u̯el-1
English meaning: to see
German meaning: `sehen'
Derivatives: u̯l̥-tu- `Aussehen'
Material: Lat. voltus, vultus, -ūs m. `Gesichtsausdruck, Miene, Aussehen, Gestalt' (*vl̥-tu-) stellt sich zu ir. fil `es gibt', alter Imper. *u̯ele (vgl. frz. voici!), cymr. gweled `sehen', bret. guelet `la vue', air. fili (Gen. filed, vorir. Ogam VELITAS) `Seher, Dichter' (*u̯elēts); der Name der germ. Seherin Veleda; im Germ. erscheint eine wohl von *u̯el- abgeleitete Wz. *u̯leid- (*u̯l-ei-d-): got. anda-wleizn n. (?) `Angesicht', aisl. līta, ags. wlītan `sehen, schauen'; schwundstufig got.wlits `Angesicht, Gestalt', aisl. litr (Akk. Pl. litu) `Aussehen, Farbe', as. wliti `Glanz, Aussehen, Gestalt', afries. wlite `Angesicht, Aussehen', ags. wlite ds., auch `Glanz', wlitu f. `Form, Art'; o-stufig das Kausativ got. wlaiton, aisl. leita (*wlaitōn) `sich umsehen nach, suchen' (wozu als Postverbale leit f. `das Suchen', Wissmann Nom. Postverb. 1, 11), ags. wlatian ds.;

    auch germ. *wulþu- m. `Herrlichkeit' (`*Ansehen'): got. wulþus `Herrlichkeit', aisl. Ullr (*wulþuz) `Göttername', ags. wuldor `gloria', vgl. got. wulþrs `Wert', wulþriza `herrlicher'; weiter wulþags `ἔνδοξος'.

References: WP. I 293, WH. II 831.
Pages: 1136-1137
PIE database: PIE database
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ŋwElV
Meaning: to be afraid
Altaic: *ŋēlu 'страх, бояться'
Uralic: ? *nolV
Dravidian: *veḷ- [if not to *belHi 27]
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ŋḕlu
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: fright, be afraid
Russian meaning: страх, бояться
Turkic: *jAl-
Tungus-Manchu: *ŋēle-
Korean: *nōr-ra-
Japanese: *ùrà-m-
Comments: Menges 1984, 279-280 (Kor.-TM). Despite Doerfer MT 21, TM cannot be borrowed from Mong. gelme- (which, despite Poppe 25 and АПиПЯЯ 18, is probably unrelated at all).
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *jAl-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to be afraid 2 to suspect, slander 3 slander
Russian meaning: 1 бояться 2 подозревать, клеветать 3 клевета
Old Turkic: jala 3 (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: jala- 2, jala 3 (MK)
Turkish: jɨl- 1, Osm. jal-
Tatar: jala 3
Middle Turkic: jala 3 (MKypch. - CCum.)
Oyrat: d'ala 'fine, charge'
Yakut: jula 3
Kirghiz: ǯala 3, ǯala- 2
Kazakh: žala 3
Noghai: jala 3
Bashkir: jala 3
Karakalpak: žala 3
Comments: VEWT 200, EDT 918-919, ЭСТЯ 4, 87, Федотов 2, 483.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *ŋēle-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to be scared, frightened
Russian meaning: бояться, пугаться
Evenki: ŋēle-
Even: ŋēl-
Negidal: ŋēle-
Spoken Manchu: gelǝ- (1886)
Literary Manchu: gele-
Ulcha: ŋele-
Orok: ŋēle-
Nanai: ŋele-
Oroch: ŋēle-
Udighe: ŋele-
Solon: nēle-
Comments: ТМС 1, 667-669.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *nōr-ra-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: be startled, frightened, terrified
Russian meaning: пугаться
Modern Korean: nolla-
Middle Korean: nōrrá-
Comments: Liu 158, KED 348.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *ùrà-m-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to resent, regret
Russian meaning: обижаться, сожалеть
Old Japanese: uramu-
Middle Japanese: ùràm-
Tokyo: urám-
Kyoto: úrám-
Kagoshima: ùràm-
Comments: JLTT 779. Cf. also *ùriàp-, OJ urep- 'to grieve'.
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 1449
Proto: *nolV
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: lazy
German meaning: faul
Finnish: nolo 'verdutzt, verblüfft; Faulenzer' ?
Mordovian: nola (M) 'faul, (MoRS) лентяй' ?
Addenda: Kar. nolo 'faul; niedergeschlagen, traurig'
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *veḷ-
Meaning : to be ashamed, afraid
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *veḷk-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *veḷk-
Meaning : ashamed; afraid
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : veḷku (veḷki-)
Tamil meaning : to be ashamed, be coy, bashful, fear, shudder, be perplexed
Tamil derivates : veṭku (veṭki-) to be ashamed, be bashful, be afraid; veṭkam, vekkam shame, modesty, bashfulness, coyness; vaṭku (vaṭki-) to be ashamed, be shy, bashful; n. shame, shyness, modesty; viḷi (-v-, -nt-) to be overcome with shame; viḷivu shame
Malayalam : veḷkka
Malayalam meaning : to be ashamed, afraid
Malayalam derivates : vekkam shame
Kannada : beḷkar_
Kannada meaning : to become afraid, fear
Kannada derivates : (K2) beḷkane to turn pale through fear
Tulu : boḷcuni
Tulu meaning : to shy, start aside suddenly as an animal
Tulu derivates : boḷci, boḷcelụ shyness, starting aside, suddenly; boḷcāvuni to make shy; boḷaccelụ shying
Proto-Nilgiri : *ve(ḷ)k-
Notes : Tamil vaṭku and viḷi are unclear.
Number in DED : 5500
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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *ve(ḷ)k-
Meaning : feeling of modesty, shame
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : vekm (obl. vekt-)
Number in DED : 5500
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