See also: viszont-



Lexicalization of the visz- ~ vissz- stem of vissza (back) +‎ -n (locative suffix) +‎ -t (locative suffix).[1]


  • IPA(key): [ˈvisont]
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  • Hyphenation: vi‧szont
  • Rhymes: -ont


viszont (not comparable)

  1. same to you, likewise
    Synonym: viszont kívánom!
    A: Minden jót kívánok! - B: Én is viszont!A: I wish you the best! - B:Likewise!
  2. vice versa, in the other direction, the other way round
  3. (obsolete) again
    Synonyms: ismét, újra, megint

Usage notesEdit

This term may also be part of the split form of a verb prefixed with viszont-, occurring when the main verb does not follow the prefix directly. It can be interpreted only with the related verb form, irrespective of its position in the sentence, e.g. meg tudták volna nézni (they could have seen it, from megnéz). For verbs with this prefix, see viszont-; for an overview, Appendix:Hungarian verbal prefixes.

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  1. however, but, still, on the other hand
    Synonyms: de, deviszont, azonban, ugyanakkor


  1. ^ viszont 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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