-ink

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-i- (-s plural marker in possessive forms) + -nk (our)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ink

  1. our ... -s (first-person plural possessive suffix denoting plural possession)
    kapu (gate) → a kapuink (our gates)
    palota (palace) → a palotáink (our palaces)
    érme (coin) → az érméink (our coins)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -ink is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -aink is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eink is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jaink is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jeink is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

See also[edit]