kéreg

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *keri or *kerä (bark). Cognates include Northern Sami garra (shell, crust), Meadow Mari кӱр (kür, bark), and Northern Mansi kēr (shell, bark, crust).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkeːrɛɡ/
  • Hyphenation: ké‧reg

Noun[edit]

kéreg (plural kérgek)

  1. bark, rind (trees)
  2. cortex (plants, brain)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Álgu etymological database, entry #41512 (language: Hungarian, word: kér, kérëg)