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See also: -odik, -ódik, and -ödik



First attested in 1416. According to the most accepted view, its origin is the same as the -odik/-edik/-ödik suffix group with a lengthened initial vowel.[1]




  1. (verb-forming suffix) Used to form reflexive or passive intransitive verbs.
    vet (to throw)vetődik (to throw oneself)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Harmonic variants:
    -ódik is added to back vowel words
    -ődik is added to front vowel words

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ -ődik in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)