hány

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See also: hany and Hany

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhaːɲ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hány

Etymology 1[edit]

Internal development, probably from Proto-Uralic.[1]

Pronoun[edit]

hány?

  1. (interrogative) how many?
    Hány könyvet vettél?How many books did you buy?
    Hány éves vagy?How old are you? (literally, “How many years old are you?”)
    Hány óra van?What time is it? (literally, “How many hours are there?”)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kanɜ- (to strew, pour, throw, dig).[2]

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Verb[edit]

hány

  1. (transitive) to vomit
    Synonyms: okád, okádik
  2. (transitive) to throw, to toss (especially a shapeless, disorderly amount with many small components or pieces)
    Synonyms: dob, hajít, vág, vet
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ Entry #239 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.