-del

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

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-del

  1. A 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)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the -dal/-del suffix cluster. Mostly used by short, one-syllable words. No longer productive.

  • -dal is added to back vowel words
  • -del is added to front vowel words

Another variant is -dál.

  • -dál is added to back vowel words

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