spórol

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bavarian sparen (save up) + -ol (verb-forming suffix). First attested in 1835. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃpoːrol]
  • Hyphenation: spó‧rol
  • Rhymes: -ol

Verb[edit]

spórol

  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) to save, save up, economize
    Synonym: takarékoskodik

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ spórol 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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