-sség

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of -ség with a lengthened -s-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-sség

  1. (noun suffix) Added to an adjective, noun or verb to form an abstract noun.
    béke (peace) → békesség (tranquillity)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse with -ség added to words ending in -s. For example:
    édes (sweet) → édesség (dessert)
  • (noun suffix) Variants:
    -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 back vowel words
    -esség is added to front vowel words
    -sség is added to front vowel words

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