-ám

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ám

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a stem or other parts of speech to form a noun.
    hullik(to fall)hullám(wave)
    csill- → csillám(glitter) - from the same stem see csillog(to shine, to glitter)
    vil- → villám(lightning) - from the same stem see világ(light, world)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ám is added to back vowel words
    -ém is added to front vowel words

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