ugyan

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

úgy + -an

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈuɟɒn/
  • Hyphenation: ugyan

Adverb[edit]

ugyan

  1. whether, I wonder...
    Ugyan ki lehet az? - I wonder who that might be.
  2. oh, and
    Ugyan mi erre a bizonyíték? - Oh, and what is the proof of this?
    Ugyan mit tudsz te az életről?! - Oh, what do you know about life at all?
  3. at all, by chance
    Visszahozzuk, ha ugyan el nem lopták. - We return it if it has not been stolen by chance.
    Visszahozzuk, ha ugyan ott van még. - We return it if it's still there at all.
  4. for sure (mainly in negative sentences)
    Én ugyan nem láttam semmit! - I have not seen anything, for sure!
    Innen ugyan nem jutsz ki! - You will not get out of here, for sure!

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Conjunction[edit]

ugyan

  1. although, albeit
    Ugyan a választ nem tudom, megpróbálok segíteni. - Although I don't know the answer, I'll try to help.
    A ház ugyan szép, de rossz helyen van. - Although the house itself is nice, but it's at a bad place.

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Interjection[edit]

ugyan

  1. hell no, no way, not at all (discarding a possibility)
    Biztos a kocsmába mentek! - Ők? Ugyan! - They might have gone to the pub! Them? No way!
  2. hey
    Ugyan, menjen innen! - Hey, get along with you!
    Ugyan, ne sírj - Hey, don't cry.

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