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EtymologyEdit

dől +‎ -t (causative suffix)[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdønt]
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VerbEdit

dönt

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to decide on or about something (-ban/-ben or -ról/-ről) (often used with úgy)
    Synonyms: eldönt, döntést hoz
    Úgy döntött, hazamegy.S/he decided to go home.
    Ebben a kérdésben nem tudok dönteni.I cannot decide on this matter.
    Mikor döntesz a lakásról?When will you decide about the flat?
  2. (transitive) to tip, overturn, turn over (to change an object's position from vertical to horizontal)
    Synonyms: eldönt, ledönt, kidönt
  3. (transitive) to lean, prop, rest (against something -nak/-nek or -hoz/-hez/-höz) (to find a stable position for an object next to a vertical surface)
    Synonym: támaszt
    A falnak döntötte a biciklit.S/he propped the bike against the wall.

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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