paraj

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

[around 1395] From Old French poree (leek; leek soup), from Latin porrum (leek).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɒrɒj]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧raj
  • Rhymes: -ɒj

Noun[edit]

paraj (plural parajok)

  1. (formal) spinach (Spinacia oleracea, an edible plant or its leaves)
    Synonym: spenót (slightly informal)
  2. (folksy) a type of weed, especially goosefoot
    Synonym: paréj

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative paraj parajok
accusative parajt parajokat
dative parajnak parajoknak
instrumental parajjal parajokkal
causal-final parajért parajokért
translative parajjá parajokká
terminative parajig parajokig
essive-formal parajként parajokként
essive-modal
inessive parajban parajokban
superessive parajon parajokon
adessive parajnál parajoknál
illative parajba parajokba
sublative parajra parajokra
allative parajhoz parajokhoz
elative parajból parajokból
delative parajról parajokról
ablative parajtól parajoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
parajé parajoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
parajéi parajokéi
Possessive forms of paraj
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. parajom parajaim
2nd person sing. parajod parajaid
3rd person sing. paraja parajai
1st person plural parajunk parajaink
2nd person plural parajotok parajaitok
3rd person plural parajuk parajaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

References[edit]

  1. ^ paraj in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • paraj in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.