csíp

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Finno-Ugric *ćȣ̈ppɜ (pinch, fingertip; to pinch).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

csíp

  1. (transitive) to pinch
  2. (transitive) to sting (bee, nettle), bite (mosquito), peck (bird)
  3. (transitive) to nip, cut (wind), burn (spice)
  4. (transitive, dated, slang) to dig (to appreciate or like)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #90 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