ismer

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈiʃmɛr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: is‧mer
  • Rhymes: -ɛr

Verb[edit]

ismer

  1. (transitive) to know (be acquainted or familiar with)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Similarly to French, German, and Spanish etc., Hungarian distinguishes two senses of ’to know’, being aware or certain of some information (see tud) and being acquainted or familiar with someone or something (this verb). See also usage notes at the German verb kennen describing the same difference and translations of to know for related terms in other languages.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Expressions

References[edit]

  1. ^ ismer in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN
  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