See also: Ivar and Ívar

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

[1837] Back-formation from ivadék (offspring). Created during the Hungarian language reform, which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈivɒr]
  • Hyphenation: ivar
  • Rhymes: -ɒr

NounEdit

ivar (plural ivarok)

  1. (zoology) gender, sex
    Synonym: nem
  2. (anatomy, archaic) genitalia

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ivar ivarok
accusative ivart ivarokat
dative ivarnak ivaroknak
instrumental ivarral ivarokkal
causal-final ivarért ivarokért
translative ivarrá ivarokká
terminative ivarig ivarokig
essive-formal ivarként ivarokként
essive-modal
inessive ivarban ivarokban
superessive ivaron ivarokon
adessive ivarnál ivaroknál
illative ivarba ivarokba
sublative ivarra ivarokra
allative ivarhoz ivarokhoz
elative ivarból ivarokból
delative ivarról ivarokról
ablative ivartól ivaroktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ivaré ivaroké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
ivaréi ivarokéi
Possessive forms of ivar
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ivarom ivarjaim
2nd person sing. ivarod ivarjaid
3rd person sing. ivarja ivarjai
1st person plural ivarunk ivarjaink
2nd person plural ivarotok ivarjaitok
3rd person plural ivarjuk ivarjaik

Derived termsEdit

Compound words

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   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further readingEdit

  • ivar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN