tolong

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

[1575] tol (to push) +‎ -ong (frequentative verb-forming suffix)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtoloŋɡ]
  • Hyphenation: to‧long
  • Rhymes: -oŋɡ

Verb[edit]

tolong

  1. (intransitive, of a crowd) to jostle (to bump into or brush against while (with difficulty) moving here and there)
    Synonyms: hemzseg, nyüzsög, rajzik
  2. (intransitive) to jostle (to move through by pushing and shoving)
    Synonyms: tolakodik, tülekedik, furakodik, nyomakodik, nyomul, lökdösődik

Conjugation[edit]

or

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

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

Further reading[edit]

  • tolong in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tolong, from Classical Malay tolong, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuluŋ (to help, to assist). Cognate of Tagalog tulong.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tolong (used in the form menolong)

  1. to help
    Synonym: bantu

Alternative forms[edit]

Affixed terms[edit]

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuluŋ (to help, to assist). Cognate with Tagalog tulong.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tolong (Jawi spelling تولوڠ‎)

  1. to help, to assist

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: tolong
  • Min Nan: 多隆

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