király

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a South Slavic language; compare Common Slavic *korljь (king) (Serbo-Croatian krȃlj/кра̑љ, Bulgarian крал (kral), Slovene králj). Ultimately from Old High German Karl, name of the Frankish ruler Charlemagne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiraːj/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ki‧rály

Noun[edit]

király

király (plural királyok)

  1. king (a male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)
  2. (chess) king
  3. (card games) king

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