két végén égeti a gyertyát

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

két (two) +‎ vég (end) +‎ -e (possessive suffix) +‎ -n (on) +‎ éget (to burn) +‎ -i (personal suffix) +‎ a (the) +‎ gyertya (candle) +‎ -t (accusative suffix), literally: "to burn the candle on both ends"

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈkeːt ˈveːɡeːn ˈeːɡɛti ɒ ˈɟɛrcaːt]

VerbEdit

két végén égeti a gyertyát

  1. (idiomatic) to burn the candle at both ends (to work hard night and day)

ConjugationEdit

  • For the verb, see éget.
  • The rest of the idiom remains unchanged.