-leg

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested after 1372 in the Old Hungarian era. Formed from the connection of the ablativus suffix -l and the suffix -g.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-leg

  1. -ly, added to an adjective to form an adverb
    valószínű (probable) → valószínű‎leg (probably)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -lag is added to back vowel words
    -leg is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (former reform[s] only): -lig

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -ligr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-leg (indefinite singular -leg, definite singular and plural -lege, comparative -legare, indefinite superlative -legast, definite superlative -legaste)

  1. -ly

See also[edit]

References[edit]