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CornishEdit

NounEdit

keres f (singulative keresen)

  1. cherries

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric *kerä (round, turning; to turn, twist) stem as kerek, kerít, kerül + -s (frequentative verb-forming suffix). For the -s suffix compare olvas (to read). Cognates include Finnish kierä (twisted), kiero (twisted).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛrɛʃ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ke‧res

VerbEdit

keres

  1. (transitive) to look for; to seek
  2. (transitive) to earn (to receive payment for work)

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With verbal prefixes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #286 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN