keres

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See also: Keres, kérés, and kereş

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

keres f (singulative keresen)

  1. cherries

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric *kerä (round, turning; to turn, twist) stem as kerek kerít, kerül + -s (frequentative verb-forming suffix). For the -s suffix compare olvas (to read). Cognates include Finnish kierä (twisted), kiero (twisted).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛrɛʃ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ke‧res

Verb[edit]

keres

  1. (transitive) to look for; to seek
  2. (transitive) to earn (to receive payment for work)

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

With verbal prefixes

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