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karácsony

HungarianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Probably a Bulgarian loanword, compare dialectal крачун (kračun, winter solstice; a Slavic holiday celebrated at the winter solstice), also compare Macedonian dialectal крачун (kračun, Christmas), Slovak Kračun (winter solstice feast) (dialectal, "Christmas"). From Proto-Slavic *korčiti (to step).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒraːtʃoɲ/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧rá‧csony

NounEdit

karácsony (plural karácsonyok)

  1. Christmas; the feast day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

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