Magyarism

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Magyar +‎ -ism

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Magyarism (plural Magyarisms)

  1. A Hungarianism, a word or idiom of the Hungarian language borrowed by another language.
    • 1912, The Jewish Encyclopedia: A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, page 376:
      Simonyi, Sigmund: Hungarian linguist; [...] has published the following works: [...] a historical dictionary of the Hungarian language; "Német és Magyar Szólások" (1895), on Teutonisms and Magyarisms; and (in collaboration with Balassa) a German-Hungarian dictionary (1899).
    • 1915, David Mitrany, Rumania: Her History and Politics, page 7:
      They found the Rumanian nation firmly established, race and language, and the latter remained pure of Magyarisms, even in Transylvania.
    • 1998, G. S. Smith, C. M. MacRobert, G. C. Stone, Oxford Slavonic Papers, Oxford University Press (→ISBN), page 86:
      It was also noted that in any case there was a discernible trend towards internationalization of the modern lexicon particularly in specialist works, while in everyday language many of the Germanisms, Magyarisms, and Latinisms which had ...
    • 2001, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA:
      A corpus of 317 Hungarian words was compiled from the prose of 24 Russian writers, & the Magyarisms are listed alphabetically, each illustrated with a quote from the text in which it was attested.

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