gyöngy

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language, compare Old Turkic cincü, Turkish inci, from Sinitic 珍珠 (zhēnzhū, pearl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɟøɲɟ/ (the n is pronounced ny)

Noun[edit]

gyöngy (plural gyöngyök)

  1. pearl, a hard round object produced by certain mollusks, often used as jewelry
  2. bead, any similar, but usually much less valuable object used as part of jewelry, often has a hole; can made of any material, such as glass, stone, wood, plastic

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