-enként

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-enként

  1. Distributive suffix added to a noun.
    1. It can express the manner when something happens to each member of a set one by one.
      fej (head) → fejenként (per head)
      eset (case) → esetenként (in some case)
    2. It can also express the frequency in time.
      tíz perc (ten minutes) → tízpercenként (every ten minutes)
      hét (week) → hetenként (once a week)
      év (year) → évenként (annually, yearly)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -nként is added to nouns ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -enként is added to unrounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    -anként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    -onként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    -önként is added to rounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant

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