tolmács

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of disputed origin. There are two equally possible theories:[1]

  1. From a Turkic language; compare Proto-Turkic *tilmaç, Uzbek tilmoch. The origin of the Turkish words is unknown.
  2. From a Slavic language; compare Slovene tolmač, Czech tlumač.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtolmaːt͡ʃ/
  • Hyphenation: tol‧mács

NounEdit

tolmács (plural tolmácsok)

  1. interpreter

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6
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