HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ húz

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛɦuːz]
  • Hyphenation: be‧húz
  • Rhymes: -uːz

VerbEdit

behúz

  1. (transitive) to drag something (to somewhere -ba/-be)
    Behúzta a szekrényt a sarokba.He dragged the closet to the corner.
  2. (transitive) to close (the door)
    Behúztam az ajtót.I closed the door.
  3. (transitive) to draw (the curtain)
    Behúztam a függönyt.I drew the curtains.
  4. (transitive) to upholster, to cover something (with something -val/-vel)
  5. (transitive) to punch (someone -nak/-nek) in the face
    Behúzott egyet Tamásnak.He punched Tamás.
  6. (transitive, typography) to indent (to begin a line at a little distance within the flush line of the column, as in the first line of a paragraph)

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Further readingEdit

  • behúz 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
  • behúz 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)