Note 022
From Chapter 55 of the Decline & Fall

Fischer in the Quæstiones Petropolitanae, de Origine Ungrorum, and Pray, Dissertat. i. ii. iii. etc., have drawn up several comparative tables of the Hungarian with the Fennic dialects. The affinity is indeed striking, but the lists are short; the words are purposely chosen; and I read in the learned Bayer (Comment. Academ. Petropol. tom. x. p. 374), that although the Hungarian has adopted many Fennic words (innumeras voces), it essentially differs toto genio et natura.

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