-gat

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-gat

  1. Frequentative suffix added to a verb to form a verb denoting repetitive action. It may also change the meaning.
    hall (to hear) → hallgat (to listen, to be quiet)
    mos (to wash) → mosogat (to do the dishes)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the -gat/-get suffix cluster. Some verb stems require a linking vowel.

  • -gat is added to back vowel words
  • -get is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]