befagy

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- (in) +‎ fagy (to freeze)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛfɒɟ]
  • Hyphenation: be‧fagy
  • Rhymes: -ɒɟ

Verb[edit]

befagy

  1. (intransitive) to freeze in, freeze over, freeze up, freeze solid (river), to be covered with ice
  2. (intransitive, of faucet or pipe) to freeze up
  3. (intransitive, of a ship) to be icebound

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Further reading[edit]

  • befagy in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • befagy in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)