gyöngy

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language, compare Old Turkic yençü, Turkish inci, from Sinitic 珍珠 (zhēnzhū, pearl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gyöngy (plural gyöngyök)

  1. pearl, a hard round object produced by certain mollusks, often used as jewelry
  2. bead, any similar, but usually much less valuable object used as part of jewelry, often has a hole; can made of any material, such as glass, stone, wood, plastic

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -ö-, front rounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative gyöngy gyöngyök
accusative gyöngyöt gyöngyöket
dative gyöngynek gyöngyöknek
instrumental gyönggyel gyöngyökkel
causal-final gyöngyért gyöngyökért
translative gyönggyé gyöngyökké
terminative gyöngyig gyöngyökig
essive-formal gyöngyként gyöngyökként
essive-modal
inessive gyöngyben gyöngyökben
superessive gyöngyön gyöngyökön
adessive gyöngynél gyöngyöknél
illative gyöngybe gyöngyökbe
sublative gyöngyre gyöngyökre
allative gyöngyhöz gyöngyökhöz
elative gyöngyből gyöngyökből
delative gyöngyről gyöngyökről
ablative gyöngytől gyöngyöktől
Possessive forms of gyöngy
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. gyöngyöm gyöngyeim
2nd person sing. gyöngyöd gyöngyeid
3rd person sing. gyöngye gyöngyei
1st person plural gyöngyünk gyöngyeink
2nd person plural gyöngyötök gyöngyeitek
3rd person plural gyöngyük gyöngyeik

Derived terms[edit]