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  1. (causative suffix) Added to a verb or less frequently to a noun to form a transitive verb.
    múlik ‎(to pass) → mulaszt ‎(to miss)
    lyuk ‎(hole) → lyukaszt ‎(to punch a hole)

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  • (causative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -aszt is added to back vowel words
    -eszt is added to front vowel words
  • Many stems that use -aszt, also use the frequentative intransitive suffix -ad:
    akaszt ‎(to hang something) → akad ‎(to get stuck, get hung)
    horpaszt ‎(to make a dent) → horpad ‎(to get dented)
    olvaszt ‎(to melt something) → olvad ‎(to melt)

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