See also: Akad and Akad.



From Proto-Ugric *ϑᴕkkɜ (get stuck; get at, meet)[1] + -ad (frequentative verb-forming suffix).[2][3]


  • IPA(key): [ˈɒkɒd]
  • Hyphenation: akad
  • Rhymes: -ɒd



  1. (intransitive) to get stuck/caught (in something: -n/-on/-en/-ön, into something: -ba/-be)
    Active-voice counterpart: akaszt
    Torkán akadt a szó.The words stuck in his/her throat.
    A ruhám ujja az ajtókilincsbe akadt.The sleeve of my dress was caught in the door handle.
  2. (intransitive) to occur, there is
    Akadt valami probléma?Have there been problems?
  3. (intransitive) to come across, find (something: -ra/-re)
    A nyomunkra akadtak.They've found us.


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  1. ^ Entry #1752 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ akad 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.)
  3. ^ akad in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • akad 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
  • akad 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)


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From Malay akad, fom Classical Malay عقد(akad), from Arabic عَقْد(ʿaqd, compact, contract, covenant).


  • IPA(key): [ˈakat̚]
  • Hyphenation: akad


akad (first-person possessive akadku, second-person possessive akadmu, third-person possessive akadnya)

  1. contract, agreement
    Synonyms: kontrak, perjanjian

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