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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *kulke- (be on the move, move (to land, water)) + -aszt (causative verb-forming suffix). Cognates include Finnish kulkea.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒlɒst]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ha‧laszt

VerbEdit

halaszt

  1. (transitive) to postpone, defer, delay (followed by -ra/-re) (to put off the completion of something until a later time)
    A találkozót a jövő hétre halasztottuk.We postponed the meeting to next week.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #387 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN