árnyal

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From árny (shadow, shade) +‎ -al (verb-forming suffix). Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaːrɲɒl]
  • Hyphenation: ár‧nyal

Verb[edit]

árnyal

  1. (transitive) to shade (to shield from light)
  2. (transitive, painting) to shade (to darken, particularly in drawing or painting)
  3. (transitive, painting) to shade (to vary or approach something slightly, particularly in color)
  4. (transitive, figuratively, literary) to tinge (to make slight differences, especially in writing)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • árnyal in Hungarian-English dictionary at SZTAKI
  • árnyal in A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára