ki- +‎ fut


  • IPA(key): [ ˈkifut]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧fut
  • Rhymes: -ut



  1. (intransitive) to run out
    Synonyms: kiszalad, kirohan
  2. (intransitive, of a train or ship) to depart, sail out to sea
    Synonyms: elindul, vitorlát bont, tengerre száll (the latter two only for ships)
  3. (intransitive, of milk) to boil over
    Hypernyms: kiömlik, kicsordul
  4. (intransitive, slightly informal) to run out of something, to have something run out (with -ból/-ből for the thing)
    Synonym: kifogy (with the thing as its subject)
    Siessünk, mert kifutunk az időből!Let’s hurry up or we’ll run out of time!
  5. (with definite forms without any object, informal, dated) to suffice, to be just enough (with -ból/-ből for the resource)
    Synonyms: futja, kitelik


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Further readingEdit

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