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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bavarian sparen (save up) + -ol (verb-forming suffix). First attested in 1835. [1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃpoːrol]
  • Hyphenation: spó‧rol

VerbEdit

spórol

  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) to save, save up, economize
    Synonym: takarékoskodik

ConjugationEdit

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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