-ene

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek feminine patronymic suffix.

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.
  2. (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.
  3. A polymer derived from an alkene.
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The common names of some other organic compounds also end in ene.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from graphene, expressing its monolayer characteristic

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. a single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms
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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-e- (linking vowel) +‎ -ne (conditional suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the third-person singular present tense of verbs (conditional mood, indefinite conjugation).
    segít (to help) → segítene (he/she would help)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (personal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -na is added to most back vowel verbs
    vár (to wait) → várna (he/she would wait)
    -ne is added to most front vowel verbs
    kér (to ask) → kérne (he/she would ask)
    -ana is added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t (exceptions áll, száll, varr, forr, lát)
    mond (to say something) → mondana (he/she would say something)
    tanít (to teach) → tanítana (he/she would teach)
    -ene is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t
    fest (to paint) → festene (he/she would paint)
    segít (to help) → segítene (he/she would help)

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From -enis +‎ -e (fem.).

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. feminine form of -enis

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