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. (intransitive) to get (to somewhere, to a location or into a situation -ba/-be)
    börtönbe kerülto get into jail
    nehéz helyzetbe kerülto get into a difficult situation
  2. (intransitive) to detour, to go on a byway (to go on a longer way than the shortest)
  3. (transitive) to avoid someone or something
    kerüli a nyilvánosságotto shun publicity
  4. (intransitive) 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. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN