HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkoboz]
  • Hyphenation: ko‧boz
  • Rhymes: -oz

Etymology 1Edit

Probably a native word, perhaps from the verb kopik (to get thin from wear) +‎ -oz.[1]

VerbEdit

koboz

  1. (transitive, rare, archaic) to loot, plunder
  2. (intransitive, regional) to rummage, search through
Usage notesEdit

This form mostly occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

  • koboz (…) el, el … kobozelkoboz
  • koboz (…) vissza, vissza … kobozvisszakoboz
ConjugationEdit

or

or (less commonly)

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *kopuŕ via Kipchak [Term?].[2]

 koboz on Hungarian Wikipedia

NounEdit

koboz (plural kobzok)

  1. (music) kobza (a lute-like stringed instrument)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative koboz kobzok
accusative kobzot kobzokat
dative koboznak kobzoknak
instrumental kobozzal kobzokkal
causal-final kobozért kobzokért
translative kobozzá kobzokká
terminative kobozig kobzokig
essive-formal kobozként kobzokként
essive-modal
inessive kobozban kobzokban
superessive kobzon kobzokon
adessive koboznál kobzoknál
illative kobozba kobzokba
sublative kobozra kobzokra
allative kobozhoz kobzokhoz
elative kobozból kobzokból
delative kobozról kobzokról
ablative koboztól kobzoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kobozé kobzoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kobozéi kobzokéi
Possessive forms of koboz
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kobzom kobzaim
2nd person sing. kobzod kobzaid
3rd person sing. kobza kobzai
1st person plural kobzunk kobzaink
2nd person plural kobzotok kobzaitok
3rd person plural kobzuk kobzaik
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ koboz in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)
  2. ^ Gombocz, Zoltán (1912) Die bulgarisch-türkischen Lehnwörter in der ungarischen Sprache [The Bulgarian–Turkic Loanwords in the Hungarian Language] (Suomalais-ugrilaisen Seuran toimituksia = Mémoires de la Société Finno-Ougrienne; XXX)‎[1] (in German)

Further readingEdit

  • (to rummage): koboz in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (kobza): koboz in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • koboz (kobza) at Tabulatura.hu