HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛɡint]
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  • Hyphenation: me‧gint (adverb)
  • Hyphenation: meg‧int (verb)

Etymology 1Edit

meg +‎ -int

AdverbEdit

megint

  1. again (having already happened before)
    Synonyms: ismét, újra, újból, újfent
    • 1861, Imre Madách, Az ember tragédiája (The Tragedy of Man), the end of Scene 5, Magyar Helikon 1980, page 66 [1]; translation quoted below by George Szirtes
      Átok reád, hiú ábrándvilág,
      Megint elrontád legszebb percemet.
      A curse on you, O world of vain illusions,
      Once again you’ve ruined my finest moment.
Usage notesEdit

As opposed to its synonyms, megint may easily have the connotation of annoyance, especially in the phrase “már megint.

Etymology 2Edit

meg- +‎ int

VerbEdit

megint

  1. (transitive) to reprimand
ConjugationEdit
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