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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhaːɲ]
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  • Hyphenation: hány

Etymology 1Edit

Internal development, probably from Proto-Uralic.[1]

PronounEdit

hány?

  1. (interrogative) how many?
    Coordinate term: mennyi? ("how much?")
    Hány könyvet vettél?How many books did you buy?
    Hány éves vagy?How old are you? (literally, “How many years old are you?”)
    Hány óra van?What time is it? (literally, “How many hours are there?”)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative hány
accusative hányat
dative hánynak
instrumental hánnyal
causal-final hányért
translative hánnyá
terminative hányig
essive-formal hányként
essive-modal
inessive hányban
superessive hányon
adessive hánynál
illative hányba
sublative hányra
allative hányhoz
elative hányból
delative hányról
ablative hánytól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
hányé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
hányéi
Derived termsEdit
Compound words

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kanɜ- (to strew, pour, throw, dig).[2]

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

hány

  1. (transitive) to vomit
    Synonyms: okád, okádik
  2. (transitive) to throw, to toss (especially a shapeless, disorderly amount with many small components or pieces)
    Synonyms: dob, hajít, vág, vet
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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
  2. ^ Entry #239 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.