sóhajt

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈʃoːɦɒjt]
  • Hyphenation: só‧hajt
  • Rhymes: -ɒjt

Etymology 1Edit

From an onomatopoeic (sound-imitative) root + -ajt (verb-forming suffix).[1]

VerbEdit

sóhajt

  1. (intransitive) to sigh (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like)
    nagyot sóhajtto sigh deeply, to have a deep sigh

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

sóhaj (sigh) +‎ -t (accusative suffix)

NounEdit

sóhajt

  1. accusative singular of sóhaj
    Egy mély sóhajt hallottam a vonal túlsó feléről.I've heard a deep sigh from the other end of the line.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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

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