fenyeget

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from the verb fen +‎ -eget (frequentative suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈfɛɲɛɡɛt]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧nye‧get
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

VerbEdit

fenyeget

  1. (transitive) to threaten (to make a threat against someone; to use threats)
    Késsel fenyegettek.They threatened me with a knife.
  2. (transitive) to menace, be dangerous
    Hatalmas hullámok fenyegették a hajót.Enormous waves threatened the ship.

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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