HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ki- +‎ vesz

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈkivɛs]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧vesz
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

VerbEdit

kivesz

  1. (transitive) to take out, remove (from/out of something: -ból/-ből)
    Kivettem a pénzt a zsebemből.I took out the money from my pocket.
  2. (transitive) to withdraw, extract (money from an account)
  3. (transitive) to rent (to occupy premises in exchange for rent)
    Synonyms: bérbe vesz, kibérel
    Kivett egy szobát.S/he rented a room.
  4. (transitive) to cut out, remove, omit
  5. (transitive) to take (to assume or suppose)
    Azt veszem ki a szavaiból, hogy nem lesz ott.I take it from her comments she won't be there.
  6. (transitive) to take off (to absent oneself from work)
    Kivettünk két hét szabadságot.We took off two weeks for vacation.
  7. (transitive) to get something out of someone (-ból/-ből)
    Egy szót sem tudtunk kivenni belőlük.We couldn't get a word out of them.

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Further readingEdit

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