héj

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *koja.[1] Compare with Finnish koja (bark).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

héj (plural héjak)

  1. shell (egg, nut), skin (apple, onion, potato), peel, (orange, lemon), rind (melon), crust (bread), bark (tree)
  2. lid (eye)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin's Uralic Database, Entry #331