English PIE Burushaski brown bʰerH-om baard-um tongue dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s juŋus warm gʷʰer-om gar-um pair kʷeth₂ kaat fire péh₂wr̥ pʰu
Some sources give
fooh for fire in Burushaski. The endings in Burushaski are also given as -um or -om.
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A genetic relation between Burushaski and IE has been argued by Ilija Çasule (Macquarie University). This is not as yet widely accepted, but it is worthy of serious discussion and not simply rejected on dogmatic grounds. The question is complicated by the fact that B. has lots of loanwords from Indo-Aryan and Iranian.
It's the semantics of "tongue" that make this liable for transmission by oral tradition.
"brown" is too general. You need to know what brown connotes, to exclude connections with eg. bear.
One could by the same tokan compare Dolgan per se, a Turkic language related to Yakut, comparing tell, Dutch taal "language" etc.
For example, Tocharian has kom "sun" as Turkic isogloss, eg. Yakut күн (kün).
θερμός et al. don't make for the simple kind of soundchange that would make gar-um the most likely expected outcome. /g/ is prevalent in Indo-Iranian reflexes only, so this indicative of a loan, one-way or another.
A pro-pos FIRE I won't miss a beat to remark on Blažek's treatment of IE Smiths. Suffice to say it begins with Indic karaman vel sim.
Is *kʷeth₂ maybe related to i. Lat. quatro ii. TochA. kät (to spread, scatter, sow), or thematically simpler to compare from PIE *wi- "apart, separate"?
In *péh₂wr̥, *-wr̥ may be regarded as a suffix, but then it's not clear what the root would symbolize. It contrasts as common noun with the root of ignite, but not so for example in English. As a loan it might belong either to culture, religion and industry, or the household.
It is remarkable that final does not match at the syllable end while rounding should indicate presence of the tail end if it was related.