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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhis]
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  • Hyphenation: hisz

Etymology 1Edit

Of unknown origin.[1]

VerbEdit

hisz

  1. (transitive) to believe, have faith in (-ban/-ben)
    Hiszem, hogy egyszer jobb lesz a világ.I believe the world will be better one day.
    Hiszek a boldogságbanI believe in happiness.
    Hiszek neked.I believe you.
  2. to think
    Nem hiszem, hogy elérjük a buszt.I don't think we will catch the bus.
    Azt hiszem, szerencsénk volt.I think we were lucky.
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from hiszen.[1]

ConjunctionEdit

hisz

  1. as, because; said if something follows obviously for the speaker
    Itt vagyok, hisz megígértem, hogy eljövök!I am here, of course, as I promised I would come.
  2. hey, but, why; said when realizing something or wanting someone else to realize something
    Hisz ez nem is nehéz!Hey, this isn't even difficult!
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6