fordít

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

[after 1372] Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Uralic *pürke- (*pᴕrγɜ-) (to turn, revolve, spin)[1] + -dít (causative suffix).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfordiːt]
  • Hyphenation: for‧dít
  • Rhymes: -iːt

VerbEdit

fordít

  1. (transitive) to turn (change the direction or orientation of something)
  2. (transitive) to change the course of, to adapt (-ra/-re)
  3. (transitive) to translate (to change text from one language to another) (from -ról/-ről, to -ra/-re)
    Perfective: lefordít
  4. (intransitive) to turn the page, to turn over (mainly used in the imperative fordíts, also abbreviated in handwriting as ˙⁄.)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #837 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. 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 second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

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