-ony

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th-19th centuries. It's creation was based on the noun szigony (harpoon).

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-ony

  1. Added to back vowel words to form a noun.
    horog (hook) → horgony (anchor)

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