-om

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally -on, it was changed to -om after the publication of Esperanto to avoid confusion with the nominal accusative -o-n.

Suffix[edit]

-om

  1. -quantity (correlative ending of quantity)

Derived terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-o- (linking vowel) +‎ -m (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-om

  1. (possessive suffix) my. Creates the first-person singular possessive form denoting singular possession.
    kor (age) → a korom (my age)
  2. (personal suffix) Creates the first-person singular indicative present definite form of verbs.
    gondol (to think) → gondolom (I think)

Declension[edit]

(possessive suffix):

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -m is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -om is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -am is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (personal suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -om is added to back vowel verbs
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel verbs
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel verbs

See also[edit]