civakodik

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an onomatopoeia + -akodik (frequentative-reflexive verb-forming suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sivɒkodik]
  • Hyphenation: ci‧va‧ko‧dik
  • Rhymes: -odik

VerbEdit

civakodik

  1. (intransitive) 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, civódik
    Civakodnak egymással.They are bickering with each other.
    Mindig civakodnak 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. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN