HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

alap +‎ -oz. Created during the Hungarian language reform, which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɒpoz]
  • Hyphenation: ala‧poz
  • Rhymes: -oz

VerbEdit

alapoz

  1. (transitive) to lay the foundation of (a house)
  2. (transitive) to base on, build upon (to establish a basis for something)
  3. (transitive, of a housepainter) to apply the first coat of paint

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • alapoz 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
  • alapoz 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)