See also: -itat, -itât, and -ität

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From iszik (to drink) +‎ -at (verb-forming suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈitɒt]
  • Hyphenation: itat
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

VerbEdit

itat

  1. (transitive, of human) to help someone drink
  2. (transitive, of human) to get drunk (to make someone drunk, to forcibly offer alcoholic drink to someone)
    Synonyms: leitat, lerészegít
  3. (transitive, of animals) to water, to provide with water
  4. (transitive, reflexive, of a drink, usually alcohol) to make someone to drink more because of its pleasing taste (followed by the reflexive pronoun magát)
    Ez a bor itatja magát.This wine is very drinkable/palatable.
  5. (transitive, of liquid) to blot (to dry spilled liquid with an absorbent cloth)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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(Expressions):

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • itat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.