-dék

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-d (frequentative suffix) + -ék (nominal suffix)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-dék

  1. (noun-forming suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun to indicate the result of the action. No longer productive.
    szán (to pity)szándék (intention)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun-forming suffix) Variants:
    -dék is added to some back vowel words
    -dok is added to some back vowel words
    -adék is added to back vowel words
    -edék is added to front vowel words

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN