-ad

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -άς (-as) (genitive -άδος (-ados)): a suffix forming feminine nouns.

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. a unit

Derived terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. your (second-person singular possessive suffix denoting singular possession)
    ház (house) → a házad (your (singular, informal) house)
  2. Added to a cardinal number to form a fraction.
    száz (hundred) → század (hundredth)
  3. Added to a stem to form a verb.
    olvad (to melt)
    szak (part) → szakad (to tear (clothing))
  4. Suffix in names of settlements
    Sarkad, Várad

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (number suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (verbal suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -ad is added to back vowel words
    -ed is added to front vowel words
  • (settlement suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

See also[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ad (Cyrillic spelling -ад)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually a collective noun.

Derived terms[edit]

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