egy-egy

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

egy (one) +‎ egy (one)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛɟːɛɟː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: egy-‧egy

Adverb[edit]

egy-egy (not comparable)

  1. each (one to each person)
    adott nekik egy-egy almát‎ ― he gave them an apple each
    mindenki kapott egy-egy almát‎ ― each got an apple
    mindenkinek egyet-egyet‎ ― one to each
  2. one or two (a small number of, but rarely)
    néha jön egy-egy látogató‎ ― a visitor drops in now and then
  3. a few (a small number among the many things)
    Felismertem egy-egy arcot a tömegben.‎ ― I recognized a few faces in the crowd.

Declension[edit]

  • See at egy. The two parts are declined identically but separately, e.g. the accusative case is egyet-egyet.