messze

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *mećä (edge, side of something). Cognates include Estonian mets (forest) 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; used with -tól/-től)

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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. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN