HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun légy (fly) +‎ -ez, its original meaning “to shoo away flies”.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛɟɛz]
  • Hyphenation: le‧gyez
  • Rhymes: -ɛz

VerbEdit

legyez

  1. (transitive) to fan (to blow air on something by means of a hand-held fan)

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ legyez 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.)

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