-eszt

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eszt

  1. A causative verbal suffix.
    éber (awake) → ébreszt (to wake someone)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the -aszt/-eszt suffix cluster.
    -aszt is added to back vowel words
    -eszt is added to front vowel words
  • Many stems that use -eszt, also use the suffix -ed for the passive point of view:
    ébreszt (to wake someone) → ébred (to wake)
    süllyeszt (to sink something) → süllyed (to sink)
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