See also: tálal

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *tole- + -ál (frequentative suffix). Cognates include Finnish tulla.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒlaːl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ta‧lál
  • Rhymes: -aːl

VerbEdit

talál

  1. (transitive) to find, come across (encounter or discover by accident)
    Synonyms: rátalál, ráakad, rábukkan, lel, rálel, belebotlik
  2. (transitive) to find (encounter or discover something being searched for)
    Perfective: megtalál
    • 1980, Jules Verne; Zoltán Majtényi (translator), chapter 5, in A rejtelmes sziget (The Mysterious Island)[1]:
      Pencroff erős dohányos volt, és ezért a gyufásdoboz sohasem hiányzott a mellényzsebéből. Most azonban nem találta. Átkutatta nadrágja zsebeit is, de legnagyobb elképedésére ott sem akadt rá.
      Pencroft searched in his waistcoat for the box, which was always there, for he was a confirmed smoker. He could not find it; he rummaged the pockets of his trousers, but, to his horror, he could nowhere discover the box.
  3. (transitive) to hit (manage to touch, strike, shoot etc. in the right place)
  4. (transitive) to find (decide that, form the opinion that; with -nak/-nek)
    Nagyon érdekesnek találtam a filmet.I found the film very interesting.
  5. (intransitive) to suit, match (with -hoz/-hez/-höz)
    Szerintem ez a szoknya talál hozzád.I think this skirt suits you.
    Synonym: illik

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DescendantsEdit

Romanian: întâlni

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ talál in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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