HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an unattested stem of unknown origin + -r (frequentative suffix). For the suffix, compare the verb csavar (to twist, turn).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒvɒr]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧var
  • Rhymes: -ɒr

VerbEdit

kavar

  1. (transitive) to stir, to mix
  2. (transitive, slang) to be dating or in a romantic/sexual relationship with someone
  3. (transitive, slang) to meddle in or manipulate personal relationships

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

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

Further readingEdit

  • kavar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.