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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ki- +‎ talál

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkitɒlaːl]
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  • Hyphenation: ki‧ta‧lál

VerbEdit

kitalál

  1. (intransitive) to find one's way out (from the original, literal meaning of ki and talál)
    Synonym: megtalálja a kivezető utat
    Nehéz volt kitalálnunk az erdőből.It was hard to find our way out of the forest.
  2. (transitive) to guess, to figure out (e.g. a solution to a challenge or problem)
    Synonym: megtippel
    Találd ki, hány éves vagyok!Guess how old I am.
  3. (transitive) to invent, to make up, to come up with, to devise (e.g. a story, a claim, etc.)
    Synonyms: kigondol, kitervel, kieszel, kirukkol
    Kitaláltam valamit.I have an idea. / I have come up with something.
    Én nem erre a munkára vagyok kitalálva.I'm not cut out for this job. (literally, “I haven't been invented/devised for this job.”)

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