See also: -öszt and őszt

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈost]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ost

Etymology 1Edit

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *oća or *ońća (part; to part, share, divide) + -t (causative suffix). Cognates include Finnish osa (part), Estonian osa (part). [1][2]

VerbEdit

oszt

  1. (transitive) to divide (to separate to parts)
  2. (transitive) to distribute, to dispense, to allocate
  3. (transitive, arithmetic) to divide (to perform the operation of division)
  4. (transitive, arithmetic) to divide (to be a divisor of another number)
    A 6 osztja a 30-at.6 divides 30.
  5. (transitive, card games) to deal
  6. (transitive) to share
    Osztom a véleményedet.I share your opinion.

ConjugationEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from aztán (then), often spelled with an apostrophe: oszt’.

ConjunctionEdit

oszt

  1. (dialectal) then, so

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #657 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  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

Further readingEdit

  • (to divide, share): oszt in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • ([dialectal] then): oszt in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.