méh

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See also: meh, MEH, мен, мең, and мөн

Hungarian[edit]

The Carniolan honey bee Apis mellifera carnica

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeː(ç)/
  • The h is pronounced only if the suffix starts with a vowel in inflected forms. However, it's pronounced as a voiceless palatal fricative in some dialects.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *mekši. Cognate of Finnish mehiläinen.

Noun[edit]

méh (plural méhek)

  1. bee
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words

Etymology 2[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Polish miech.

Noun[edit]

méh (plural méhek)

  1. womb