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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *näke- (to see, look). Cognates include Finnish nähdä.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈneːz]
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VerbEdit

néz

  1. (transitive) to look (at something -ra/-re)
    Erre a képre nézz, ne arra!Look at this picture, not that one!
    Először balra nézz, azután jobbra.First look left, then right.
  2. (transitive) to watch (something -t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Nézzünk tévét!Let's watch television!
  3. (transitive) to overlook (followed by -ra/-re) (to offer a view of something from a higher position)
    A hotelszobánk ablaka a tóra néz.Our hotel room overlooks the lake.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #590 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN