See also: vag, väg, and våg

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Ugric *waŋke- (to strike, cut) or perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *waŋɜ (to strike, cut).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvaːɡ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːɡ

VerbEdit

vág

  1. (transitive) to cut
    Synonyms: hasít, metsz, metél, nyes, nyír, nyisszant, szel
  2. (transitive) to throw (forcefully, violently)
    Synonyms: dob, hajít, csap, hány, vet
  3. (transitive) to hit, to slap (e.g. on the face)
    Synonyms: csap, üt, ver
  4. (transitive, slang) to know, to understand
    Synonyms: ért, tud
  5. (transitive) to make (a facial expression; often used with arc, kép, pofa)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

(Expressions):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1119 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ 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

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