messze

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *mećä ‎(edge, side of something). Cognates include Estonian metsa ‎(far) and Sami miehćse ‎(far).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛsːɛ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mesz‧sze

Adjective[edit]

messze (comparative messzebb, superlative legmesszebb)

  1. far (distant from something)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #532 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