-íroz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1705. From the -ir ending of German -ieren (verb-forming suffix) +‎ -oz.[1]

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Suffix[edit]

-íroz

  1. (verb-forming suffix) Mainly added to loanwords to naturalize them in Hungarian.
    kandíroz (to candy)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Partially productive. Harmonic variants:
    -íroz is added to back vowel words
    -éroz is added to front vowel words

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