-tlen

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-tlen

  1. -less, un-, dis-. A privative suffix added to a noun or an adjective to form adjectives with a meaning of lacking something.
    felhő (cloud) → felhőtlen (cloudless)
    (faithful) → tlen (unfaithful)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -talan is added to back vowel words
    -telen is added to front vowel words
    -tlan is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    -tlen is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -atlan is added to back vowel words
    -etlen is added to front vowel words

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