See also: leeg

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

le- +‎ ég

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛjeːɡ]
  • Hyphenation: le‧ég
  • Rhymes: -eːɡ

Verb edit


  1. (intransitive) to burn down (to burn completely, so that nothing remains)
  2. (intransitive, of food) to burn (to burn down to the bottom of the pan during cooking)
  3. (intransitive) to become broke (to run out of money; to become bankrupt)
  4. (intransitive) to sunburn (to receive a sunburn)
  5. (intransitive, colloquial) to fall flat on one's face, to experience defeat

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Further reading edit

  • leég in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN