amazon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Amazon, from Middle English [Term?], from Latin [Term?], from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazṓn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amazon (plural amazons)

  1. A tall, strong, athletic woman.
    Although the evidence for real Amazons is thin, women athletes are often dubbed amazons.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒmɒzon]
  • Hyphenation: ama‧zon

Etymology 1[edit]

amaz +‎ -on

Pronoun[edit]

amazon

  1. superessive singular of amaz

Determiner[edit]

amazon

  1. superessive singular of amaz

Coordinate terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazṓn).[1]

Noun[edit]

amazon (plural amazonok)

  1. (Greek mythology) Amazon (a member of a mythical race of female warriors)
  2. amazon (a tall, strong, athletic woman)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative amazon amazonok
accusative amazont amazonokat
dative amazonnak amazonoknak
instrumental amazonnal amazonokkal
causal-final amazonért amazonokért
translative amazonná amazonokká
terminative amazonig amazonokig
essive-formal amazonként amazonokként
essive-modal
inessive amazonban amazonokban
superessive amazonon amazonokon
adessive amazonnál amazonoknál
illative amazonba amazonokba
sublative amazonra amazonokra
allative amazonhoz amazonokhoz
elative amazonból amazonokból
delative amazonról amazonokról
ablative amazontól amazonoktól
Possessive forms of amazon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. amazonom amazonjaim
2nd person sing. amazonod amazonjaid
3rd person sing. amazonja amazonjai
1st person plural amazonunk amazonjaink
2nd person plural amazonotok amazonjaitok
3rd person plural amazonjuk amazonjaik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • amazon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • amazon in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031