-atlan

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɒtlɒn/
  • Hyphenation: at‧lan

Suffix[edit]

-atlan

  1. -less, un-, dis-. A privative suffix added to a word to form adjectives with a meaning of lacking something.
    fog (tooth) → fogatlan (toothless)
    tanul (to study) → tanulatlan (uneducated)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -talan is added to back vowel words
    -telen is added to front vowel words
    -tlan is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    -tlen is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -atlan is added to back vowel words
    -etlen is added to front vowel words
  • Using two different suffix variants with the same stem may result in different meanings:
    gond (care) → gondtalan (carefree)
    gond (care) → gondatlan (careless)

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