See also: āvāt

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the av- stem of the obsolete avik (to be absorbed, penetrate) +‎ -at (causative suffix).[1][2] Doublet of árt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒvɒt]
  • Hyphenation: avat
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

VerbEdit

avat

  1. (transitive) to inaugurate (to induct into office with a formal ceremony)
    Synonyms: beiktat, beavat
  2. (transitive) to let in on (on something: -ba/-be) (to disclose information to someone; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information)
  3. (transitive, of clothing) to preshrink (to shrink in advance, before sale, in order to ensure better fit)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ avat in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further readingEdit

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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin unknown. Maybe from a Turkish haut.

NounEdit

avat m (plural avați)

  1. Aral asp (Aspius aspius, syn. Aspius rapax)

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

avat

  1. supine of ava.

AnagramsEdit


TolaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ava (when preceding a verb)

PronounEdit

avat

  1. Second-person plural pronoun: you (many)

DeclensionEdit