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  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛɡɛz]
  • Hyphenation: te‧gez

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Ugric *täŋɜ-tɜ ‎(quiver (on belt)). [1][2]


tegez ‎(plural tegezek)

  1. quiver (for arrows)
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative tegez tegezek
accusative tegezt tegezeket
dative tegeznek tegezeknek
instrumental tegezzel tegezekkel
causal-final tegezért tegezekért
translative tegezzé tegezekké
terminative tegezig tegezekig
essive-formal tegezként tegezekként
inessive tegezben tegezekben
superessive tegezen tegezeken
adessive tegeznél tegezeknél
illative tegezbe tegezekbe
sublative tegezre tegezekre
allative tegezhez tegezekhez
elative tegezből tegezekből
delative tegezről tegezekről
ablative tegeztől tegezektől
Possessive forms of tegez
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tegezem tegezeim
2nd person sing. tegezed tegezeid
3rd person sing. tegeze tegezei
1st person plural tegezünk tegezeink
2nd person plural tegezetek tegezeitek
3rd person plural tegezük tegezeik

Etymology 2[edit]

From a root abstracted from the pronoun téged ‎(you, thee)) +‎ -ez. Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.



  1. (transitive) to address informally; to use the informal te form; to thou
Derived terms[edit]

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  1. ^ Entry #1859 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6