civódik

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an onomatopoeia + -ódik (verb-forming suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sivoːdik]
  • Hyphenation: ci‧vó‧dik
  • Rhymes: -oːdik

VerbEdit

civódik

  1. (intransitive, literary) to quarrel, quibble, bicker, altercate, wrangle, tiff (with someone -val/-vel, over something -n/-on/-en/-ön) (to disagree with each other noisily over petty things)
    Synonyms: perlekedik, veszekedik, civakodik
    Civódnak egymással.They are bickering with each other.
    Mindig civódnak valamin.They are always quarreling over something.
  2. (intransitive, of birds or small animals, with each other) to squabble

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ civódik in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further readingEdit

  • civódik 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
  • civódik 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)