-ség

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ség

  1. Added to a front vowel adjective, noun or verb to form an abstract noun.
    beteg (ill) → betegség (illness)
    ember (human being) → emberség (humaneness)
    nevet (to laugh) → nevetség (ridicule)
    egész (whole) → egészség (health)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the following suffix cluster:

  • -ság is added to back vowel words
  • -ség is added to front vowel words
  • -aság is added to back vowel words
  • -eség is added to front vowel words
  • -asság is added to front vowel words
  • -esség is added to front vowel words
  • -sség is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]