füttyent

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An onomatopoeia + -ent (instantaneous verb-forming suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈfycːɛnt]
  • Hyphenation: füty‧tyent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

VerbEdit

füttyent

  1. (intransitive, of human, animal, machine) to whistle (to someone -nak/-nek) (to give a brief, sharp whistle)
    • 1954, Révay József, A párduc (The panther)[1]:
      Felfrissült, füttyentett a kutyának, továbbmentek.
      He felt refreshed, gave a whistle to the dog and they continued on.
    • 1947, Ákos Miklós, Utolsó alkalom (Last chance)[2]:
      A mozdony füttyentett és a vonat lassan kigördült az állomásról.
      The locomotive whistled and the train drew slowly out of the station.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN