bonyolít

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *puńa (to wind up, twist) + -l (frequentative suffix) + -ít (causative verb-forming suffix).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈboɲoliːt]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧nyo‧lít

Verb[edit]

bonyolít

  1. (transitive, rare) to entangle something
    Synonyms: kuszál, gabalyít, gubancol
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to complicate matters, involve
    Synonyms: összezavar, bonyolulttá tesz, kuszál, összekuszál, gabalyít, komplikál, kavar (slang)
  3. (transitive, of a writer) to plot (to advance the plot of a novel, drama, etc. through conflicts and action)
    Synonym: sző
  4. (transitive, in official language) to handle, manage, transact (e.g. business)
    Synonyms: intéz, kezel

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #813 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  3. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN