ül

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ül

  1. to sit, to be in a sitting position
  2. (informal) to serve time
    Tíz évet ült gyilkosságért. - He served 10 years for murder.
  3. (slang) to get the desired effect (e.g. of a joke)

Usage notes[edit]

This verb implies ongoing state. To describe a change in state, use the derived verbs leül for sit down, as in a change from standing to sitting, or felül for sit up, as in a change from lying down or slouching to sitting.

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