avat

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See also: āvāt

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the av- stem of the obsolete avik (to be absorbed, penetrate) +‎ -at (causative suffix).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒvɒt]
  • Hyphenation: avat

Verb[edit]

avat

  1. (transitive) to inaugurate (to induct into office with a formal ceremony)
    Synonyms: beiktat, beavat
  2. (transitive) to let in on (on something: -ba/-be) (to disclose information to someone; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information)
  3. (transitive, of clothing) to preshrink (to shrink in advance, before sale, in order to ensure better fit)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ avat in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin unknown. Maybe from a Turkish haut.

Noun[edit]

avat m (plural avați)

  1. Aral asp (Aspius aspius, syn. Aspius rapax)

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

avat

  1. supine of ava.

Anagrams[edit]


Tolai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ava (when preceding a verb)

Pronoun[edit]

avat

  1. Second-person plural pronoun: you (many)

Declension[edit]