viszonoz

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the obsolete adverb viszon (back, again) +‎ -oz (verb-forming suffix). Created during the Hungarian language reform, which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvisonoz]
  • Hyphenation: vi‧szo‧noz
  • Rhymes: -oz

VerbEdit

viszonoz

  1. (transitive) to return (e.g. a favor), to reciprocate, to repay, to recompense

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ viszonoz 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.)
  2. ^ viszonoz in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

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