See also: elvesz

Hungarian edit

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Etymology edit

el- +‎ vész

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛlveːs]
  • Hyphenation: el‧vész
  • Rhymes: -eːs

Verb edit

elvész

  1. (intransitive, of an object) to be lost, to get lost, to go missing
    Elveszett a gyűrűm.My ring went missing.
  2. (intransitive) to get lost, to lose one's way
    Már sokszor elvesztem a városban.I have gotten lost many times in the city.
  3. (intransitive) to disappear, to vanish, to be lost, to slip out of one's hand, to go astray
    Kilépéskor minden eddig beírt adat elvész.Any information you have entered will be lost upon exit.
  4. (intransitive) to perish
    kard által vész elperish by the sword

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Further reading edit

  • elvész defined at (2): elvesz in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • elvész 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 2024)