-anunk

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-a- + -nunk

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-anunk

  1. Suffix to denote the first-person plural form of an infinitive.
    tanítani (to teach) → tanítanunk kell (we have to teach)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
-nunk is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
rohanni (to run) → rohannunk kell (we have to run)
-nünk is added to front vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
nevetni (to laugh) → nevetnünk kell (we have to laugh)
főzni (to cook) → főznünk kell (we have to cook)
-anunk is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ani:
tanítani (to teach) → tanítanunk kell (we have to teach)
-enünk is added to front vowel words that form their infinitive with -eni:
veszíteni (to lose) → súlyt kell veszítenünk (we have to lose weight)

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