vigyáz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wića- (see, look, watch) -z (frequentative suffix).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈviɟaːz]
  • Hyphenation: vi‧gyáz

Verb[edit]

vigyáz

  1. (intransitive) to be careful about something (-val/-vel)
  2. (intransitive) to guard, to protect, to take care of something or someone (-ra/-re)
  3. (transitive, archaic, folksy) to watch, observe, pay attention to someone or something

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1145 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