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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the köl variant of the verb kel +‎ -t (causative suffix). [1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

költ

  1. (transitive) to awaken, to wake up, to rouse
  2. (of birds) to breed, to hatch
  3. (of money) to spend
  4. (of poetry) to compose
  5. (of rumor, fable) to invent

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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