törleszt

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From töröl (to cancel, annul) +‎ -eszt (causative suffix). Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtørlɛst]
  • Hyphenation: tör‧leszt
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

VerbEdit

törleszt

  1. (transitive) to repay, amortize, pay off (to pay a debt in installments)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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

Further readingEdit

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