anyáskodik

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

anya (mother) +‎ -skodik (to act/behave like, verb-forming suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒɲaːʃkodik]
  • Hyphenation: anyás‧ko‧dik
  • Rhymes: -odik

VerbEdit

anyáskodik

  1. (intransitive, also derogatory) to mother (to treat an adult like his/her mother, usually with unasked and excessive care; the subject is followed by felett or -val/-vel)
    Mindig anyáskodik felettem/velem.She is always mothering me.

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Further readingEdit

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