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See also: piać, piąć, and piãc



From a Northern Italian dialect. Compare Bolognese piaza (square, market), from Latin platēa (courtyard, broad street), from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa) (ὁδός (hodós)) (plateia hodos, "broad street"), feminine of πλατύς (platús, broad), from Proto-Indo-European *plat-, *pla- (flat, broad). Doublet of pláza and placc.


  • IPA(key): [ˈpijɒt͡s]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒt͡s
  • Hyphenation: pi‧ac


piac (plural piacok)

  1. market, marketplace (city square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise)
  2. market (a group of potential customers for one's product; a geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists)
    Synonym: kereslet
    Antonym: (supply) kínálat


Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative piac piacok
accusative piacot piacokat
dative piacnak piacoknak
instrumental piaccal piacokkal
causal-final piacért piacokért
translative piaccá piacokká
terminative piacig piacokig
essive-formal piacként piacokként
inessive piacban piacokban
superessive piacon piacokon
adessive piacnál piacoknál
illative piacba piacokba
sublative piacra piacokra
allative piachoz piacokhoz
elative piacból piacokból
delative piacról piacokról
ablative piactól piacoktól
possessive - singular
piacé piacoké
possessive - plural
piacéi piacokéi
Possessive forms of piac
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. piacom piacaim
2nd person sing. piacod piacaid
3rd person sing. piaca piacai
1st person plural piacunk piacaink
2nd person plural piacotok piacaitok
3rd person plural piacuk piacaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words with this term at the beginning
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Further reading[edit]

  • piac in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN