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See also: del, Del, Del., dél, and dėl





  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a verb to form a verb to express the frequent repetition of an action.
    tör ‎(to break) → tördel ‎(to crumble, break into pieces)


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  • (frequentative suffix) Mostly used by short, one-syllable words. No longer productive. Harmonic variants:
    -dal is added to back vowel words
    -del is added to front vowel words
    -dál is added to back vowel words

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