kerül

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kerä (round, turning; turn, twist) [1] +‎ -ül (frequentative-reflexive suffix). Compare Finnish kierä, kiero, kiertää. [2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛryl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ke‧rül

Verb[edit]

kerül

  1. to get (to somewhere, to a location or into a situation -ba/-be)
    börtönbe kerül - get into jail
    nehéz helyzetbe kerül - get into a difficult situation
  2. to detour, to go on a byway (to go on a longer way than the shortest)
  3. to avoid (something -t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    kerüli a nyilvánosságot - shun publicity
  4. to cost (something -ba/-be)
    Mennyibe kerül? - How much does it cost?

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #286 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6