lakik

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

lak (dwelling) +‎ -ik

Verb[edit]

lakik

  1. (intransitive) to dwell, to live (to have permanent residence somewhere)
    Budapesten lakom.I live in Budapest.
  2. (transitive, literary) to reside, to inhabit
    Ezt a házat két család lakja.Two families reside in this house.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain origin, perhaps split from lakik (to live somewhere).[1]

Verb[edit]

lakik

  1. (intransitive, folksy, archaic) to eat and drink until full, to feast
    Synonyms: eltelik, jóllakik
Usage notes[edit]

Currently it is only used commonly in the form jóllakik.

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(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ lakik in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). 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 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • (to live): lakik 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
  • (to eat and drink): lakik 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
  • lakik in Bizonfy, Ferenc. Magyar–angol szótár (’Hungarian–English Dictionary’). Budapest: Franklin Társulat, 1886