lép

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *läppV (spleen).[1]

Noun[edit]

lép (plural lépek)

  1. (anatomy) spleen (organ)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Ugric.

Verb[edit]

lép

  1. to step
  2. (informal) to act or take action
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

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Etymology 3[edit]

A loanword from Slovene or Slovak. [2]

Noun[edit]

lép (plural lépek)

  1. birdlime (a sticky substance smeared on branches to catch birds)
  2. honeycomb (of bees)
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Piispanen, Peter S.: The Uralic-Yukaghiric Connection Revisited: Sound Correspondences of Geminate Clusters, p.183
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6