-elem

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-elem

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun.
    győz ‎(to win) → győzelem ‎(victory)

Declension[edit]

The suffix changes from -elem to -elm in some of the declined forms.

Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative -elem -elmek
accusative -elmet -elmeket
dative -elemnek -elmeknek
instrumental -elemmel -elmekkel
causal-final -elemért -elmekért
translative -elemmé -elmekké
terminative -elemig -elmekig
essive-formal -elemként -elmekként
essive-modal
inessive -elemben -elmekben
superessive -elmen -elmeken
adessive -elemnél -elmeknél
illative -elembe -elmekbe
sublative -elemre -elmekre
allative -elemhez -elmekhez
elative -elemből -elmekből
delative -elemről -elmekről
ablative -elemtől -elmektől
Possessive forms of -elem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. -elmem -elmeim
2nd person sing. -elmed -elmeid
3rd person sing. -elme -elmei
1st person plural -elmünk -elmeink
2nd person plural -elmetek -elmeitek
3rd person plural -elmük -elmeik

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) No longer productive. Harmonic variants:
    -alom is added to back vowel words
    -elem is added to front vowel words

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