-eg

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Emilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-eg

  1. (enclitic, after a consonant) Alternative form of ge
    J-eg vān edmān.They go there tomorrow. (imperative, singular)
    J-eg dān da fêr.They give her trouble.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-e- +‎ -g

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eg

  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a stem - often an onomatopoeia - to form a verb expressing a (quickly) repeating or continuous action.
    ketyeg (to tick (like a clock))
  2. (nominal suffix) Added to a verb or a stem to form a noun or an adjective.
    töm (to stuff)tömeg (mass)
    sző (to weave)szöveg (text)
    (to shoot, to fire)löveg (cannon, gun)
    hideg (cold)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -g is added to words ending in a vowel
    -og is added to some back vowel words
    -ag is added to other back vowel words
    -eg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -ög is added to rounded front vowel words
  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -g is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ag is added to back vowel words
    -eg is added to front vowel words

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German -ag, -ig, from Proto-Germanic *-agaz, *-īgaz, *-ugaz, each a variant of a common suffix *-gaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eg

  1. -y, forming adjectives from nouns or verb stems

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Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eg

  1. Alternative form of -y.

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Welsh[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eg

  1. Abstract noun suffix. Forms the name of languages from nouns. Nouns ending in -eg are feminine.
    1. Cymraeg (< Cymro + -eg) (Welsh language)
    2. Saesneg (< Saeson + -eg) (English language)
    3. Almaeneg (< (Yr) Almaen + -eg) (German language)
    4. Llydaweg (< Llydaw + -eg) (Breton language)
    5. Cernyweg (< Cernyw + -eg) (Cornish language)
    6. Ffrangeg (< Ffrainc + -eg) (French language)
    7. Iwerddoneg (< Iwerddon + -eg) (Irish language)
    8. Eidaleg (< (Yr) Eidal + -eg) (Italian language)