tetű

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See also: tetu, têtu, and tētu

Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From *tätwə, from Proto-Ugric *täjə-ktəm[1] (cf. Mansi такэм ‎(takəm), Khanty тевтәм ‎(tewtəm)), from Proto-Finno-Ugric *täje ‎(louse).[2] Cognates include Finnish täi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛtyː/
  • Hyphenation: te‧tű

Noun[edit]

tetű ‎(plural tetvek)

  1. louse

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References[edit]

  1. ^ András Róna-Tas & Árpád Berta, West Old Turkic: Turkic Loanwords in Hungarian. Part 2: L-Z, Conclusions, Apparatus (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2011), 1290.
  2. ^ Entry #1035 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.