vezet

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wetä- (to lead, guide, draw, pull) +‎ -t (causative suffix). Cognates include Finnish vetää.[1][2] The Finno-Ugric root may be related to Indo-European *wedʰ-, either as loan or through genetic relationship.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛzɛt]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ve‧zet

Verb[edit]

vezet

  1. (transitive) to lead (something, a team, etc. to somewhere -ba/-be)
    Ez az ajtó a pincébe vezet.This door leads to the basement.
    Minden út Rómába vezet.All roads lead to Rome.
    Magyarországot a miniszterelnök vezeti.Hungary is led by the Prime Minister.
  2. (transitive) to drive (a vehicle)
    Nem vezet kocsit.He/she does not drive a car.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1141 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
  3. ^ McRobbie-Utasi, Zita : Genealogical Classification (Part 2), Lecture #4