kavar

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an unattested stem of unknown origin + -r (frequentative suffix). For the suffix, compare the verb csavar (to twist, turn).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒvɒr]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧var

Verb[edit]

kavar

  1. (transitive) to stir, to mix
  2. (transitive, slang) to be dating or in a romantic/sexual relationship with someone
  3. (transitive, slang) to meddle in or manipulate personal relationships

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

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

Further reading[edit]

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