Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

From the dialectal verb top ~ tap (to push down, to walk on all fours) of onomatopoeic (sound-imitative) origin + -int (instantaneous-causative verb-forming suffix).[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒpint]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pint
  • Rhymes: -int

Verb edit

tapint

  1. (transitive) to touch

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

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References edit

  1. ^ tapint 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.)

Further reading edit

  • tapint in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN