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-ö- +‎ -g




  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a stem - often an onomatopoeia - to form a verb expressing a (quickly) repeating or continuous action.
    köhög (to cough)
    pörög (to spin)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -g is added to words ending in a vowel
    -og is added to some back-vowel words
    -ag is added to other back-vowel words
    -eg is added to unrounded front-vowel words
    -ög is added to rounded front-vowel words

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