szolgál

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

szolga +‎ -l

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsolɡaːl]
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  • Hyphenation: szol‧gál
  • Rhymes: -aːl

VerbEdit

szolgál

  1. (transitive) to serve, be in service (-ban/-ben)
    A fia a hadseregben szolgál.His son serves in the army
  2. (intransitive, polite) to serve, supply with something (-val/-vel)
    Mivel szolgálhatok?What can I do for you?
  3. (intransitive, with -ul/-ül) to serve as something
    Mentségemül szolgáljon, hogy én erről a tervről nem tudtam.In my defense, I had no knowledge about this plan. (literally, “It should serve as my defense/excuse...”)

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