szán

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Probably a Slavic borrowing, compare Czech sáně, Russian сани (sáni, sleigh, sled).

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szán

szán (plural szánok)

  1. sleigh, cutter
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a Turkic language, compare Turkish sanmak (to think, reckon).

Verb[edit]

szán

  1. to pity, feel sorry (for someone -t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Úgy szánom azt az embert. - I feel so sorry for that person.
  2. to intend, to design or destine for a certain purpose, person (something -t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt for someone -nak/-nek)
    Ezt a házat egy egész családnak szánjuk. - We intend this house for an entire family.
    A fiát orvosnak szánta. - He intended his son to become a doctor.
  3. to devote time (to do something -ra/-re)
    Sok időt szán a tanulásra. - He spends a lot of time with studying.
    Ezt az összeget mire szánod? - What are you planning to do with this money?
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