See also: -azik

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of debated origin. Either from Proto-Ugric *ϑᴕćɜ- (to become damp, get wet) or from Proto-Finno-Ugric *sᴕsɜ- (to become wet)[1][2][3] + -ik.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ázik

  1. (intransitive) to soak, steep (to be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it)
  2. (intransitive) to become soaking wet in the rain, to become rainsoaked
    Bőrig áztunk az esőben.We became soaking wet in the rain.
  3. (intransitive, figurative) to be soaked in/with (followed by -ban/-ben or -tól/-től)
    Könnytől ázott az arca.Her face was soaked with tears.
    A kardja vérben ázott.His sword was soaked in blood.
    Ruhánk verejtékben ázott.Our clothes were soaked with sweat.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Compound words
With verbal prefixes
Expressions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1751 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ Entry #917 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  3. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

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