-áz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-á- (linking vowel) +‎ -z (verb suffix)

Suffix[edit]

-áz

  1. (verb suffix) Added to a noun to form a verb.
    magyar (Hungarian) → magyaráz (to explain)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verb suffix) Variants:
    -z is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -oz is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -az is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ez is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öz is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -áz is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant

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