See also: kesik

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkeːʃik]
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  • Hyphenation: ké‧sik
  • Rhymes: -eːʃik

Etymology 1Edit

From the stem kés- borrowed from a Turkic language (distinct from native noun kés (knife)) + -ik (passive/reflexive verb-forming suffix). Compare modern Turkish geç (late), from Old Turkic kéç(kéç).[1]

VerbEdit

késik

  1. (intransitive) to be late (-t/-ot/-at/-et/-öt)
    Attól tartok, tíz percet késni fogok.I’m afraid I’ll be ten minutes late.
  2. (intransitive, of a clock) to be slow (-t/-ot/-at/-et/-öt)
    Az órám öt percet késik.My watch is five minutes slow.
    Antonym: siet
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

Expressions

Etymology 2Edit

The kés- stem of késik (above) + -ik (definite third-person plural personal suffix).

VerbEdit

késik

  1. third-person plural indicative present definite of késik
Usage notesEdit

This form normally occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ késik in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). 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 2nd edition.)

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