Hungarian

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Etymology

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From the personal pronoun mi (we) +‎ -nk (first-person plural possessive suffix) +‎ -et (accusative suffix).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈmiŋkɛt]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: min‧ket
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Pronoun

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minket

  1. accusative of mi (we): us (as the direct object of a verb)
    Synonym: bennünket
    Meghívtak minket.They invited us.
    Láttok minket?Can you see us?

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ Kiss, Jenő and Ferenc Pusztai (eds). Magyar nyelvtörténet (’Hungarian Language History’). Budapest: Osiris, 2003. →ISBN (with remote access at Arcanum’s Szaktárs for members of Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Librarydb and other institutions), p. 214

Further reading

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  • minket , partly redirecting to (1): mi in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN