-nok

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Slavic origin, compare Serbo-Croatian -nik, Russian -ник (nik).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nok

  1. Added to a back vowel word to form the name of an occupation.
    dal (song) → dalnok (singer)
    udvar (court) → udvarnok (courtier)

Usage notes[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

Category Hungarian words suffixed with -nok not found

See also[edit]