HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šoppɜ- (šappɜ-) (to dry; to become dry) [1] + -aszt (causative verb-forming suffix).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒpɒst]
  • Hyphenation: apaszt
  • Rhymes: -ɒst

VerbEdit

apaszt

  1. (transitive) to decrease, reduce, lessen (to bring down the size, quantity of something)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1009 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN