ínség

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ín +‎ -ség, a suffixed form of the obsolete word ín (slave) with the original meaning of servitude. It probably fell into disuse in the Old Hungarian era. Later on, the sense turned into today's living meaning. The root can be found only in ínség.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiːnʃeːɡ/
  • Hyphenation: ín‧ség

Noun[edit]

ínség (plural ínségek)

  1. distress, poverty, misery, need

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