-cska

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cska

  1. (diminutive suffix) -let, -ette

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Usage notes[edit]

  • (diminutive suffix) Variants:
    -cska is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    falu ‎(village) → falucska ‎(hamlet, a small village)
    Anna ‎(Ann) → Annácska ‎(little Ann)
    -cske is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.
    szellő ‎(breeze) → szellőcske ‎(a tiny breeze)
    mese ‎(tale, fable) → mesécske ‎(a small fable)
    -ocska is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    hullám ‎(wave) → hullámocska ‎(wavelet)
    szobor ‎(statue) → szobrocska ‎(statuette)
    -acska is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    nyúl ‎(rabbit) → nyulacska ‎(bunny)
    piros ‎(red) → pirosacska ‎(slightly red)
    -ecske is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    csepp ‎(drop) → cseppecske ‎(droplet)
    -öcske is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    kör ‎(circle) → köröcske ‎(circlet, a small circle)

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