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Chemical element
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híg +‎ -any. Created by Pál Bugát during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.


  • IPA(key): [ˈhiɡɒɲ]
  • Hyphenation: hi‧gany


higany (plural higanyok)

  1. mercury (element)


Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative higany higanyok
accusative higanyt higanyokat
dative higanynak higanyoknak
instrumental higannyal higanyokkal
causal-final higanyért higanyokért
translative higannyá higanyokká
terminative higanyig higanyokig
essive-formal higanyként higanyokként
inessive higanyban higanyokban
superessive higanyon higanyokon
adessive higanynál higanyoknál
illative higanyba higanyokba
sublative higanyra higanyokra
allative higanyhoz higanyokhoz
elative higanyból higanyokból
delative higanyról higanyokról
ablative higanytól higanyoktól
Possessive forms of higany
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. higanyom higanyaim
2nd person sing. higanyod higanyaid
3rd person sing. higanya higanyai
1st person plural higanyunk higanyaink
2nd person plural higanyotok higanyaitok
3rd person plural higanyuk higanyaik

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