-asz

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See also: ász and -ász

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-asz

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the second-person singular present tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    fogyaszt (to consume)fogyasztasz (you consume, you are consuming)
  2. (nominal suffix) Used to form nouns and adjectives from verb or nouns.
    válik (to become)válasz (answer, reply)
    kopik (to get thin from wear)kopasz (bald)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -sz added to verbs not in the categories listed below
    vár (to wait)vársz (you wait, you are waiting)
    -asz added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    hall (to hear)hallasz (you hear, you are hearing)
    tanít (to teach)tanítasz (you teach, you are teaching)
    -esz added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    dönt (to decide)döntesz (you decide, you are deciding)
    segít (to help)segítesz (you help, you are helping)
    -ol added to back vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    olvas (to read)olvasol (you read, you are reading)
    -el added to unrounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    vesz (to buy)veszel (you buy, you are buying)
    -öl added to rounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    főz (to cook)főzöl (you cook, you are cooking)
  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -asz added to back vowel words
    -esz added to front vowel words

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