HungarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *tüĺ- (to fall, move down).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dől

  1. (intransitive) to topple, to tumble (optionally with -ra/-re)
    Synonyms: ledől, borul, leborul
    Active-voice counterpart: dönt
  2. (intransitive) to slope, to tilt, to incline (optionally with felé)
    Synonym: lejt
  3. (intransitive) to lean, to be propped against something (with -nak/-nek)
    Synonym: támaszkodik
  4. (intransitive) to gush, to pour, to reek (the origin of the liquid or odor is expressed with -ból/-ből or -ról/-ről)
    Synonyms: ömlik, árad, szakad, özönlik

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Related termsEdit

  • dönt (the active counterpart of the verb in its first three senses)

Further readingEdit

  • dől 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
  • dől 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 2021)