legyint

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

légy +‎ -int[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛɟint]
  • Hyphenation: le‧gyint
  • Rhymes: -int

VerbEdit

legyint

  1. (intransitive) to wave hand (e.g. to indicate hopelessness or uninterest)
  2. (transitive) to slap, to bop (to strike lightly with the palm of the hand)
    arcul legyintto lightly slap someone's face

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. 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 second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)