csenget

HungarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cseng (to ring) +‎ -et (causative suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈt͡ʃɛŋɡɛt]
  • Hyphenation: csen‧get
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

VerbEdit

csenget

  1. (transitive) to ring (to make a bell produce sound)
    Ki csengetett az ajtón?Who rang the bell at the door?
  2. (intransitive) to ring (to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound)
    A villamos csenget a megálló előtt.The tram rings its bell when approaching a station.
  3. (transitive) to ring (for someone -nak/-nek, for something -ért)
    Csengetett a szobalánynak.She rang for the maid.
    Csengetett a teáért.She rang the bell for tea.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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