I have some categories which are not correctly defined. I.e. their parents are messed up. How can I select with SQL all categories and their parents?

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Something like this should work:

select t.name cat, p.name parent 
from wp_terms t, wp_term_taxonomy tt, wp_terms p
where tt.term_id=t.term_id and tt.parent=p.term_id

(this only returns categories with a parent)

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