pattan

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoeic (sound-imitative) stem +‎ -an ‎(instantaneous suffix). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒtːɒn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pat‧tan

Verb[edit]

pattan

  1. (intransitive) to crack (whip)
  2. (intransitive) to spring, jump

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6