Hungarian

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Etymology

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be- +‎ rúg

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛruːɡ]
  • Hyphenation: be‧rúg
  • Rhymes: -uːɡ

Verb

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berúg

  1. (transitive) to kick in (to kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards)
    berúgja az ajtótto kick in the door
  2. (transitive) to kick start (to start a motorcycle)
  3. (transitive, soccer) to score (a goal) (to earn points in a soccer game)
  4. (intransitive, informal) to get drunk
    Synonym: a pohár fenekére néz

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • berúg in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • berúg 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 2024)