tetszik

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the obsolete verb tetik (to appeal, to be liked) +‎ -szik.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛt͡sːik]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tet‧szik

Verb[edit]

tetszik

  1. (intransitive) to please, to appeal, to be liked
    Sok embernek tetszik az új változat.Many people like the new version.

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The subject of this verb is the person or thing that is liked. The agent takes the dative case (-nak/-nek).
    Péternek tetszik Mari. - Péter likes Mari.
    Tetszik nekem ez a cipő. - I like this shoe.
  • If the agent is missing, the logical agent is implied.
    Tetszik ez a cipő. - I like this shoe.
    Tetszik ez a cipő? - Do you like this shoe?
  • If the subject is missing, ez (this; it) or az (that; it) is implied.
    Ahogy tetszik - As You Like It (play by Shakespeare)
    Tetszik? - Do you like it?
    Tetszik. - I like it.

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