vigyáz

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wića- (see, look, watch) -z (frequentative suffix).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈviɟaːz]
  • Hyphenation: vi‧gyáz
  • Rhymes: -aːz

VerbEdit

vigyáz

  1. (intransitive) to be careful about something (-val/-vel)
    Synonym: óvatos (adjective)
  2. (intransitive) to guard, to protect, to take care of something or someone (-ra/-re)
    Synonyms: őriz, véd, óv
  3. (intransitive) to mind (one's body part, not to get injured) (-ra/-re)
  4. (transitive, archaic, folksy) to watch, observe, pay attention to someone or something
    Synonyms: figyel, ügyel

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1145 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  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

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