néhány

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

né- +‎ hány; the origin of is uncertain. For the same, compare némi, némely, némelyik, néha, néhol.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈneːɦaːɲ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: né‧hány
  • Rhymes: -aːɲ

DeterminerEdit

néhány

  1. some, a few, several
    Synonyms: pár, egynéhány, egypár

PronounEdit

néhány

  1. some (of us / you / them) (used as a pronoun only with a plural possessive suffix, see below)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative néhány
accusative néhányat
dative néhánynak
instrumental néhánnyal
causal-final néhányért
translative néhánnyá
terminative néhányig
essive-formal néhányként
essive-modal
inessive néhányban
superessive néhányon
adessive néhánynál
illative néhányba
sublative néhányra
allative néhányhoz
elative néhányból
delative néhányról
ablative néhánytól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
néhányé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
néhányéi

Some of its possessive forms (single possession with plural possessor) are possible in the partitive sense (“some of us​/​you​/​them”):

Possessive forms of néhány
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing.
2nd person sing.
3rd person sing.
1st person plural néhányunk
2nd person plural néhányatok
3rd person plural néhányuk

(See also a list of partitive pronoun forms.)

Derived termsEdit

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