nyű

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *ńiwŋɜ (maggot, worm) or *ńiŋɜ.

Noun[edit]

nyű (plural nyűk)

  1. maggot, worm

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Proto-Uralic *ńükɜ- (to rip, tear) or *ńikɜ-. Cognate with Finnish nykiä.

Verb[edit]

nyű

  1. wear away, wear out (clothing)