piszkál

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an unattested stem + -kál (frequentative suffix).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpiskaːl]
  • Hyphenation: pisz‧kál
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Verb[edit]

piszkál

  1. (transitive) to pick, needle
  2. (transitive) to cavil, tease, provoke
  3. (transitive) to vex, annoy, badger

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ piszkál in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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