-ész

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ész

  1. Added to a noun or a verb to form a noun denoting an occupation.
    nyelv (language) → nyelvész (linguist)
    fénykép (photo) → fényképész (photographer)
    épít (to build) → építész (architect)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the following suffix cluster:

  • -ász is added to back vowel words
  • -ész is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]