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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjoː]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -joː

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Ugric *jomɜ ~ *jamɜ (good). Cognates include Mansi ёмас (ëmas, good, right, nice).[1][2]

Adjective[edit]

(comparative jobb, superlative legjobb)

  1. good (good for something (can be used for) -ra/-re, good at something -ban/-ben, good for someone (positively affects) -nak/-nek, good to someone [e.g. helping, caring] -hoz/-hez/-höz)
    See synonyms at Thesaurus:jó.
    Antonym: rossz
  2. (used with ideje/ideig, darab, adag, néhány and some other fixed phrases) quite (some), fair (amount of…), considerable, significant, hefty, sizeable
    Synonyms: jókora, jelentős
    ideje vándorolt már.He had been on his way for quite some time.
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative jók
accusative jót jókat
dative jónak jóknak
instrumental jóval jókkal
causal-final jóért jókért
translative jóvá jókká
terminative jóig jókig
essive-formal jóként jókként
essive-modal
inessive jóban jókban
superessive jón jókon
adessive jónál jóknál
illative jóba jókba
sublative jóra jókra
allative jóhoz jókhoz
elative jóból jókból
delative jóról jókról
ablative jótól jóktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
jóé jóké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
jóéi jókéi
Derived terms[edit]

(Terms derived from the jav- stem variant [see below]):

(Terms derived from jobb (better)):

(Terms derived from the jó- stem variant):

Compound words
Expressions

Noun[edit]

(plural jók or javak)

  1. good thing or person
    Még a jóktól is elvették a javaikat.
    Even the good ones were deprived of their possessions.
    (literally, “Even from the good ones too they took away their goods.”)
  2. B (an academic grade, better than a C and worse than an A) (Uses only the "jó-" stem, not "jav-".)
  3. (plural only) goods, possessions, assets (see at javak)
Declension[edit]

In the senses “good thing or person” and “B (academic grade)”:

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative jók
accusative jót jókat
dative jónak jóknak
instrumental jóval jókkal
causal-final jóért jókért
translative jóvá jókká
terminative jóig jókig
essive-formal jóként jókként
essive-modal
inessive jóban jókban
superessive jón jókon
adessive jónál jóknál
illative jóba jókba
sublative jóra jókra
allative jóhoz jókhoz
elative jóból jókból
delative jóról jókról
ablative jótól jóktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
jóé jóké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
jóéi jókéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. jóm jóim
2nd person sing. jód jóid
3rd person sing. jója jói
1st person plural jónk jóink
2nd person plural jótok jóitok
3rd person plural jójuk jóik

In the sense “goods, possessions, assets”:

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative javak
accusative javakat
dative javaknak
instrumental javakkal
causal-final javakért
translative javakká
terminative javakig
essive-formal javakként
essive-modal
inessive javakban
superessive javakon
adessive javaknál
illative javakba
sublative javakra
allative javakhoz
elative javakból
delative javakról
ablative javaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
javaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
javakéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. javaim
2nd person sing. javaid
3rd person sing. javai
1st person plural javaink
2nd person plural javaitok
3rd person plural javaik
Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

  1. alright, okay, fine

Adverb[edit]

(not comparable)

  1. (informal) quite, pretty
    nagy halat fogtál!You've caught a pretty big fish!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *joke[3]. Cognates include Mansi я̄ (â̄, river), Finnish joki (river), Estonian jõgi (river), Karelian jogi (river), Veps jogi (river). Replaced by folyó.

Noun[edit]

(plural jók)

  1. (obsolete) river (occurs in compound proper names, such as Sajó, Berettyó, Héjő)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative jók
accusative jót jókat
dative jónak jóknak
instrumental jóval jókkal
causal-final jóért jókért
translative jóvá jókká
terminative jóig jókig
essive-formal jóként jókként
essive-modal
inessive jóban jókban
superessive jón jókon
adessive jónál jóknál
illative jóba jókba
sublative jóra jókra
allative jóhoz jókhoz
elative jóból jókból
delative jóról jókról
ablative jótól jóktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
jóé jóké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
jóéi jókéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. jóm jóim
2nd person sing. jód jóid
3rd person sing. jója jói
1st person plural jónk jóink
2nd person plural jótok jóitok
3rd person plural jójuk jóik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1760 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  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   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)
  3. ^ Entry #186 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive

Further reading[edit]

  • in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Kpee[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. water

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Middle Vietnamese[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. Alternative spelling of gió

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Navajo[edit]

Interjection[edit]

  1. well, you see, you know, as you know
    Jó, nizhóní!Well, that’s nice.
    Jó, ákótʼé.that’s the way it is.

Conjunction[edit]

  1. since

Noone[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. hear

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Seenku[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. water

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