vesz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *vewə- (compare vevő ‘buying’, vett ‘he bought’), from Proto-Uralic *wexe- (to take). Often considered a doublet of visz (to carry), but this may not be correct.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈvɛs]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

Verb[edit]

vesz

  1. (transitive) to take, grab
    Synonyms: elvesz, fog, megfog
    Vegyél egy almát!Take an apple.
  2. (transitive) to get, take, obtain
    Synonyms: szerez, beszerez, megszerez, szert tesz, kerít
    Honnan vetted ezt a könyvet?Where did you get this book from?
  3. (transitive) to buy
    Synonyms: vásárol, megvásárol, megvesz
    Vegyél kenyeret, légy szíves.Please buy some bread.
  4. (transitive) to take (classes)
    Zongoraórákat vettem tőle.I took piano lessons from her.
  5. (transitive) to consider, deem, regard (as something: -nak/-nek), take (assign some quality to)
    Synonym: tekint
    Ha nem válaszolsz, azt beleegyezésnek veszem.If you don't reply, I'll consider it as consent.
    Ne vedd komolyan!Don't take him/her/it seriously.
  6. (transitive) to consider, to take (to take up as an example)
    Vegyünk egy egyenlő oldalú háromszöget.Consider an equilateral triangle.
    Vegyük például a szomszédaimat.Take my neighbors, for example.
  7. (transitive) to put on (clothes)
    Synonym: felvesz
    Cipőt, kabátot veszek, és indulok.I’ll put on shoes and a coat and I'll set off.

Usage notes[edit]

The verbs vész and veszik (q.v.) (’to perish, to be destroyed, to get lost’) may also appear as vesz in some phrases.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
With verbal prefixes
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See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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