poén etymology

Hungarian word poén comes from Proto-Italic *pungō (To prick, to sting.)

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Detailed word origin of poén

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pungō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To prick, to sting.
pungo Latin (lat) I prick, puncture, sting.
punctus Latin (lat) (Late Latin, New Latin, ;, also, _, mathematics) point.
puncta Late Latin (LL)
pointe French (fra) Point.
Pointe German (deu) Punch line.
poén Hungarian (hun) Punch line (the final part of a joke).

Words with the same origin as poén

Descendants of *pungō
csomópont célpont fagypont forráspont holtpont időpont kettőspont képpont központ középpont menüpont mélypont nyeregpont olvadáspont pont pontatlan pontja pontos pontra pontszám szempont súlypont álláspont