See also: farad and Farad



From Proto-Ugric *pᴕγrɜ- or *pᴕrkɜ- (to get tired) + -ad (frequentative suffix).[1][2]


  • IPA(key): [ˈfaːrɒd]
  • Hyphenation: fá‧rad
  • Rhymes: -ɒd



  1. (intransitive) to tire, get tired (to become sleepy or weary)
    A vérszegény ember könnyen fárad.Someone with anemia may get tired more easily.
  2. (intransitive) to take pains to do something
    Kérem, ne fáradjon!Please don’t bother! (don't trouble yourself)
  3. (intransitive) to take pains to do something on someone's behalf (-ért)
    Nagyapa sokat fárad a családért.Grandfather works very hard for the family.
  4. (intransitive, formal) to take the trouble to go/proceed somewhere (-hoz/-hez/-höz or -ra/-re)
    Ha fizetni szeretne, kérem, fáradjon a kasszához.When you are ready to pay, will you kindly proceed to the cashier.
    Kovács úr, kérem, fáradjon a harmadik emeletre.Mr. Kovács, please make your way to the third floor.


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  1. ^ Entry #1831 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  2. ^ fárad in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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