-am

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Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-am

  1. -time (suffix for correlatives of time)

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-am

  1. (possessive suffix) my (first-person singular, single possession)
    ház ‎(house) → a házam ‎(my house)
  2. (noun suffix) Added to a noun or a verb to form a noun.
    áll ‎(to stand) → állam ‎(state)
    dal ‎(song) → dallam ‎(tune)
    hoz ‎(to bring) → hozam ‎(yield)
    tart ‎(to hold) → tartam ‎(span as in lifespan)

Declension[edit]

(possessive suffix):

(noun suffix):

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -m is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -om is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -am is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (noun suffix) A final single l may become long ll. Variants:
    -am is added to back vowel words
    -em is added to front vowel words

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A declined form of -us ‎(suffix forming adjectives).

Suffix[edit]

-am

  1. accusative feminine singular of -us

Etymology 2[edit]

A declined form of -a ‎(suffix forming masculine agent nouns).

Suffix[edit]

-am m

  1. accusative singular of -a

Volapük[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-am

  1. Used to form a verbal noun.

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