-nod

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See also: nod, Nod, NOD, nød, and -nöd

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nod

  1. Suffix to denote the second-person singular informal form of an infinitive.
    tanulni (to study) → Tanulnod kell. - You have to study.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The conjugated infinitive denotes action connected to the person. The non-conjugated infinitive has a general meaning.
Itt nem szabad dohányoznod. - You are not allowed to smoke here. (second-person)
Itt nem szabad dohányozni. - Smoking is not allowed here. (general)
  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
-nod is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
rohanni (to run) → rohannod kell (you have to run)
-ned is added to unrounded front vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
nevetni (to laugh) → nevetned kell (you have to laugh)
-nöd is added to rounded front vowel words that form their infinitive with -ni:
főzni (to cook) → főznöd kell (you have to cook)
-anod is added to back vowel words that form their infinitive with -ani:
tanítani (to teach) → tanítanod kell (you have to teach)
-ened is added to front vowel words that form their infinitive with -eni:
veszíteni (to lose) → súlyt kell veszítened (you have to lose weight)

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