fél

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See also: fel and fel-

Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *pele- (to fear). Cognates include Finnish pelätä. [1][2]

Verb[edit]

fél

  1. (intransitive) to fear, to be afraid of something (-tól/-től)
    Félsz a pókoktól? - Are you afraid of spiders?
  2. (transitive, archaic) to fear something (-t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Nem félem a jövőt! - I don't fear the future!
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *pälä (half; side). [3][2]

Noun[edit]

fél (plural felek)

  1. half; either part of something divided into two
    Az ország nagyobbik felében esni fog az eső. - It will rain in the bigger part of the country.
  2. party, participant (e.g. at court etc.)
    A másik felet is hallgassuk meg - Let's hear the other party/participant of the events.
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fél

  1. half (1/2)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pele (column, stang). Cognates include Finnish pieli. [4]

Noun[edit]

fél

  1. post (like in door-post)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #739 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6
  3. ^ Entry #722 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  4. ^ Entry #738 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.