szentel

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of debated origin:[1]

  1. From the noun szent (saint) +‎ -el (verb-forming suffix).
  2. Borrowed from a Slavic language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛntɛl]
  • Hyphenation: szen‧tel

Verb[edit]

szentel

  1. (transitive) to dedicate, to devote (for a purpose)
  2. (transitive) to consecrate

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN