-tel

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-teljь. Cognate to Old Church Slavonic -тєль (-telĭ), Serbo-Croatian -telj and Russian -тель (-telʹ).

Suffix[edit]

-tel

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does something, much like the English -or.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-tel

  1. Added to a verb to form a noun.
    eszik (to eat) → étel (food)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the -tal/-tel suffix cluster.

-tal is added to back vowel words
-tel is added to front vowel words
-atal same as -tal with a linking vowel

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