See also: amul and 'amul

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an onomatopoeic (sound-imitative) root + -ul (verb-forming suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈaːmul]
  • Hyphenation: ámul
  • Rhymes: -ul

VerbEdit

ámul

  1. (intransitive) to marvel, to wonder, to be amazed (at something -n/-on/-en/-ön)
    Synonym: álmélkodik
    Mi csak ámultunk azon, hogy milyen lelkiismeretesen dolgoztak.We were amazed at how conscientiously they worked.
    Ámultunk a város csodáin.We were amazed at the wonders of the city.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ámul in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further readingEdit

  • ámul in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • ámul in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)