-me

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic, compare with Finnish -ma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-me

  1. Added to a word to form a noun.
    ér (to be worth something) → érme (coin)

Usage notes[edit]

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

See also[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-me

  1. Added to adjectives (sometimes to nouns) to form abstract nouns, especially those referring to the state or property that corresponds to the original adjective (like, e.g., Eng. -ity).

Derived terms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-me

  1. Negates meaning of the verb.
    Bana ödevini yapmayı unuttuğunu söyleme!
    Don't tell me that you forgot to do your homework!
  2. Used to form verbal nouns.
    Okuldan sonra eczaneye gitmeyi unuttum.
    I forgot to go to the pharmacy after school.

Usage notes[edit]

  • It's used when the verb's last vowel is a front vowel.

See also[edit]