megismer

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

meg- +‎ ismer

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈmɛɡiʃmɛr]
  • Hyphenation: meg‧is‧mer
  • Rhymes: -ɛr

VerbEdit

megismer

  1. (transitive) to become acquainted or familiar with something, to get to know something
    A kisgyereket leköti, amint megismeri a világot.The little child is absorbed in getting to know the world.
  2. (transitive) to recognize someone or something, to tell (to discern, notice, identify or distinguish)
    Synonyms: felismer, ráismer
    Megismerte a nadrágot: Pistáé volt, az övé volt elszakadva a bal térdénél.S/he recognized the pants: they belonged to Steve; those had a tear at the left knee.
  3. (transitive) to get to know someone, to make someone's acquaintance, to meet someone (to get acquainted with someone)
    Synonyms: megismerkedik, összeismerkedik
    Örülök, hogy megismertelek.It was nice to meet you. (literally, “I'm glad I could get to know you.”)
  4. (transitive) to find someone to have some trait (to discover that, to form the opinion that, with -nak/-nek, normally based on meeting that person)
    Jó embernek ismertem meg.I found him/her to be a good person.
  5. (transitive, archaic) to have sexual relations with, to know
    • Biblia. Szent István Társulat fordítása (’Bible; translation by St. Stephen Association’), Genesis 4:1[1]:
      Az ember megismerte feleségét, Évát, ez fogant, megszülte Kaint, és így szólt: „Isten segítségével embert hoztam a világra.”
      Now the man knew his wife Eve, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have produced a man with the help of the Lord.”

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