-öl

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-ö- (linking vowel) + -l (verbal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-öl

  1. Added to a noun to form a verb.
    jel (a mark) → jelöl (to mark)
  2. Conjugational suffix, 2nd person singular, indicative mood, present tense, indefinite conjugation. Only verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z use it.
    söröz (to drink beer) → sörözöl (you drink beer, you are drinking beer)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verbal suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -l is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-. Final long vowels may shorten, e.g. űü.
    -ol is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -al is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ál is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (conjugational suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster.
    -ol is added to back vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z

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