mindegy

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mind +‎ egy

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmindɛɟː]
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  • Hyphenation: min‧degy
  • Rhymes: -ɛɟ

AdjectiveEdit

mindegy (not comparable)

  1. (as a predicative adjective) irrelevant, unimportant, all the same (to someone: -nak/-nek)
  2. (predicatively, followed by an embedded question) I don't care, I don't mind…, no matter (… whether / who / where / how etc.)
    Synonyms: akár-, bár-
  3. (on its own, as an interjection) whatever, anyway, never mind, forget it, it doesn't matter

Further readingEdit

  • mindegy in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.