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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Uralic *uje-(swim) +‎ -ik. Cognates include Finnish uida, Estonian ujuma, Mansi уй(uj), Khanty ӱй-(üj-). Probably, the word has connection with Mongolian and Tungusic as well.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈuːsik]
  • Hyphenation: úszik

VerbEdit

úszik

  1. (intransitive) to swim
  2. (intransitive) to float

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1088 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6