tolmács

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of disputed origin. There are two equally possible theories:[1]

  1. From a Turkic language; compare Proto-Turkic *tilmaç, Uzbek tilmoch. The origin of the Turkish words is unknown.
  2. From a Slavic language; compare Slovene tolmač, Czech tlumač.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtolmaːt͡ʃ/
  • Hyphenation: tol‧mács

Noun[edit]

tolmács (plural tolmácsok)

  1. interpreter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6