-ba

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьba.

Suffix[edit]

-ba

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting an action.

Derived terms[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

-ba

  1. Romanization of -𐌱𐌰

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ba

  1. (case suffix) into. Used to form the illative case.
    ház (house) → a házba (into the house)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (case suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ba is added to back vowel words. Final -a changes to -á-.
    alma (apple) → Beleharapott egy almába. - She has bitten into an apple.
    -be is added to front vowel words. Final -e changes to -é-.
    zene (music) → Variációkat dolgoztunk bele a zenébe. - We worked variations into the music.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьba.

Suffix[edit]

-ba (Cyrillic spelling -ба)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually denoting an action.

See also[edit]