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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Ugric or perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kȣ̈śɜ (competition, game; to compete, play) [1] + -d (frequentative suffix).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkyzd]
  • Hyphenation: küzd

VerbEdit

küzd

  1. (intransitive) to struggle, to strive (to labour in difficulty)
    • 1861, Imre Madách, The Tragedy of Man (Az ember tragédiája), play, scene 15:
      Mondottam ember: küzdj és bízva bízzál! - I have told you, Man: strive on, and trust!
  2. (intransitive) to fight

ConjugationEdit

or

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #447 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN