HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of debated origin.(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

árt

  1. (intransitive) to harm, hurt someone, to be bad or harmful to someone (with -nak/-nek)
    Synonyms: károsít, sért
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Etymology 2Edit

Split from the obsolete át- variant of avat (to let in on).

VerbEdit

árt

  1. (today chiefly reflexive, with magát) to meddle in, interfere in, dabble in, involve oneself in, pry into, nose into something (-ba/-be)
    Synonyms: avatkozik, beleavatkozik, kotnyeleskedik, belekotnyeleskedik, beleüti az orrát, vizslat
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Further readingEdit

  • árt in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)
  • (to harm): árt in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.