karácsony

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EtymologyEdit

Probably a Bulgarian loanword, compare dialectal крачун ‎(kračun, winter solstice; a Slavic holiday celebrated at the winter solstice), also compare Macedonian dialectal крачун ‎(kračun, Christmas), Slovak Kračun ‎(winter solstice feast) (dialectal, "Christmas"). From Proto-Slavic *korčiti ‎(to step). See also Romanian Crăciun.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒraːtʃoɲ/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧rá‧csony

NounEdit

karácsony ‎(plural karácsonyok)

  1. Christmas; the feast day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

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