Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

feltétel +‎ -ez

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛlteːtɛlɛz]
  • Hyphenation: fel‧té‧te‧lez
  • Rhymes: -ɛz

Verb edit

feltételez

  1. (transitive) to suppose, assume
    Synonyms: feltesz, gondol
  2. (transitive) to postulate, posit
    Synonyms: feltesz, posztulál, alapul vesz, alapul tekint
  3. (transitive) to presuppose
    Synonym: előfeltételez

Usage notes edit

Despite the fact that this word is etymologically feltétel +‎ -ez and not fel- +‎ tételez, fel is commonly split to create forms like tételezzük fel (let’s suppose). Splitting the verb is incorrect only in the sense “to presuppose, to be dependent on”.[1]

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References edit

  1. ^ Grétsy, László and Gábor Kemény, editors. Nyelvművelő kéziszótár (’Concise Dictionary for Language Cultivation’). Second, revised and extended edition. Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN. See the entry feltesz – feltételez.

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