Lexicostatistics: Basque to Sumerian

Comparison Basque to Sumerian

  English    Basque     Sumerian   Comments  Points  
Death-H-L-C-
Hiltze [1]
-G-
Ug
 0,00  
Ear-B-L-R-
Belarri [2]
-N-SH-T-G-
ŋeštug- [3]
 0,00  
Eye-B-G-
Begi
-G-
Igi
Exact consonant match -G-/-G-
 50,00  
Four-L-
Lau
-L-M-
Limmu
Exact consonant match -L-/-L-
 50,00  
Hand-S-K-
Esku
-SH-
Šu
Related consonant match -S-/-SH-
 46,94  
I-N-Z-
Naiz
-G-
Ğe
 0,00  
Name-Z-N-
Izen
-M-
Mu [4]
 0,00  
Night-G-
Gaua
-G-
Gi
Exact consonant match -G-/-G-
 100,00  
Nose-S-D-R-
Sudur
-K-R-
kiri ⟨KIRI3⟩ [5]
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
Sun-G-Z-K-
Iguzki
-D-
Du
Related consonant match -Z-/-D-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
Three-H-R-
Hiru
-SH-
 0,00  
Tongue-M-H-
Mihi
-M-
Eme [6]
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
 50,00  
Tooth-H-R-C-
Hortz
-Z-
ʒu ⟨ZU) [7]
 0,00  
Two-B-
Bi
-M-N-
Min [8]
 0,00  
Water-R-
Ur
-#-
A [9]
 0,00  
Who-N-R-
Nor
-M-
Àm
 0,00  
You (thou)-D-Z-
Duzu
-Z-
Za
Exact consonant match -Z-/-Z-
 50,00  
Analysis:
Total Points/#words: 346,94/17 (=20,408/100). This value has to be reverted (100-Result) to get the Genetic distance:
Genetic distance: 79,59
 
These languages are possibly remotely related.
(Low chance interference: p-Value* = 0,005).
Period Basque: Year 2000, Period Sumerian: Year -2400.

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Statistics for this comparison (exposure to chance - explanation here):
 
→ Mathematical expectation (μ): 91,57
→ Standard deviation (σ): 4,62
p-value = ƒ(79,59, μ, σ): 0,0048
 
This comparison has a probability of 0,48% to get results below 79,59 if conducted with random values. For more details about the statistical context click here.
References:
 1. All Basque words are taken from: MALHERBE, Michel. Les langages de l'humanité Paris : Robert Laffont, 1995. ISBN : 2-221-05947-6, p. 601 – 608
 2. From: http://www1.euskadi.net/morris/resultado.asp
 3. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 4. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 5. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 6. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 7. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 8. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf
 9. https://cdli.ucla.edu/files/publications/cdlj2014_004.pdf