óriás

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of disputed origin. Either a loanword from Russian or the proper noun Uriás ‎(Uriah) becoming a common noun. [1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːriʲaːʃ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈoːrjaːʃ/ (regional)
  • Hyphenation: óri‧ás

NounEdit

óriás ‎(plural óriások)

  1. giant
  2. gigantic, giant, huge, colossal, mammoth (in compounds)

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ReferencesEdit

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