szivacs

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb szív ‎(to suck) +‎ -acs. Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries. First attested in 1828.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsivɒt͡ʃ/
  • Hyphenation: szi‧vacs

Noun[edit]

szivacs ‎(plural szivacsok)

  1. sponge

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References[edit]

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