lélek

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *lewlɜ (breath, soul)[1] with the diminutive suffix +‎ -k[2].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːlɛk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lé‧lek

Noun[edit]

lélek (plural lelkek)

  1. soul, ghost

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #483 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6