-ad

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -άς (-ás) (genitive -άδος (-ádos)): a suffix forming feminine nouns.

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. a unit
    chiliad
  2. toward
    tibiad; ulnad

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. (possessive suffix) your (second-person singular informal, single possession)
    ház (house)a házad (your house)
  2. (fraction-forming suffix) Appended to a cardinal number to form a fraction.
    száz (hundred)század (hundredth)
  3. (verb-forming suffix) Appended to a stem to form a verb.
    olvad (to melt)
    szak (part)szakad (to tear (clothing))
  4. (settlement suffix) Suffix in names of settlements.
    Sarkad, Várad

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (fraction-forming suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (verb-forming suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ad is added to back vowel words
    -ed is added to front vowel words
  • (settlement suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -d is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ad is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -od is added to some other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ed is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öd is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -ed (slender form)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the various thematic vowels of verb stems plus Proto-Celtic *-tus, i.e. from *-atus, *-ātus, *-etus, and *-ītus.

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. suffix forming verbal nouns
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the various thematic vowels of verb stems plus Proto-Celtic *-to, i.e. from *-ato, *-āto, *-eto, and *-īto.

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. suffix forming the third-person singular imperative form
  2. suffix forming the third-person singular imperfect indicative form
  3. suffix forming the third-person singular past subjunctive form
  4. suffix forming the third-person singular conditional form of reduplicated and ē-future stems
  5. suffix forming the singular passive conjunct preterite form of s-preterite stems

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ad (Cyrillic spelling -ад)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually a collective noun.

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Yapese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ad

  1. Plural (3 or more) pronoun marker.