See also: dumal and dumał

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

duma (talk, chat) +‎ -l (verb-forming suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈdumaːl]
  • Hyphenation: du‧mál
  • Rhymes: -aːl

VerbEdit

dumál

  1. (intransitive, colloquial, also derogatory) to talk, spiel, chatter (to talk at length unnecessarily)
    Synonyms: fecseg, locsog, szövegel
  2. (intransitive, colloquial, also humorous) to talk, to chat, to speak (to be engaged in informal conversation)
    Synonyms: társalog, beszélget
  3. (transitive, colloquial, with -nak/-nek) to say something to someone
    Synonyms: mond, beszél
  4. (intransitive, colloquial, derogatory) to lie, fudge, prevaricate, fabricate (to state falsehoods)
    Synonyms: mellébeszél, hantál

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • dumál in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • dumál in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)