-nem

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See also: nem, 'nem, ném, ñem, nêm, and ņem

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nem

  1. Suffix to denote the first-person singular form of an infinitive.
    beszélni (to talk) → Beszélnem kell vele. - I have to talk to him/her.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
-nom is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
rohanni (to run) → rohannom kell (I have to run)
-nem is added to unrounded front vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
nevetni (to laugh) → nevetnem kell (I have to laugh)
-nöm is added to rounded front vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
főzni (to cook) → főznöm kell (I have to cook)
-anom is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ani:
tanítani (to teach) → tanítanom kell (I have to teach)
-enem is added to front vowel words that form their infinitive with -eni:
veszíteni (to lose) → súlyt kell veszítenem (I have to lose weight)

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