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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

el- +‎ alszik

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛlɒlsik]
  • Hyphenation: el‧al‧szik

VerbEdit

elalszik

  1. (intransitive) to fall asleep, drift off, go to sleep
    Synonyms: álomba merül, elszenderül (literary), álomba szenderül (literary)
  2. (intransitive) to oversleep (miss something by sleeping)
    Synonyms: túl sokáig alszik, túl későn ébred
  3. (intransitive, of fire or a candle) to burn out, to be extinguished
    Synonyms: kialszik, kihuny (literary)
  4. (intransitive) to die away, die down (of a matter or case: get out of people's focus)
  5. (transitive) to have some body part gone to sleep (go stiff due to the wrong lying position)

ConjugationEdit

The transitive forms are only used when referring to a body part going stiff while asleep.

Derived termsEdit