-aik

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-a (possessive suffix) +‎ -i (possessive plural) +‎ -k (third-person plural personal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-aik

  1. (possessive suffix) their ...-s (third-person plural, multiple possessions)
    ház (house) → a házaik (their houses)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -ik is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -aik is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eik is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jaik is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jeik is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

See also[edit]