-any

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-a- +‎ -ny

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-any

  1. (nominal suffix) Added to a word to form a noun or an adjective.
    híg ‎(thin (liquid)) → higany ‎(mercury)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ny is added to words ending in a vowel
    -any is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ony is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eny is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öny is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

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