-eni

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See also: eni, enî, êni, eni-, -ení, and ènì

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-e- +‎ -ni

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eni

  1. (infinitive suffix) Used to form the infinitive.
    segít (help)segíteni (to help)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (infinitive suffix) Variants:
    -ni is added to most verbs
    ad (give)adni (to give)
    -ani is added to back vowel verbs ending in -ít or in two consonants
    tanít (teach)tanítani (to teach)
    akaszt (hang)akasztani (to hang)
    bont (demolish)bontani (to demolish)
    -eni is added to front vowel verbs ending in -ít or in two consonants
    veszít (lose)veszíteni (to lose)
    ijeszt (frighten)ijeszteni (to frighten)
    csökkent (reduce)csökkenteni (to reduce)
    -nni is added to verbs with variant stems
    vesz (buy)venni (to buy)
    eszik (eat)enni (to eat)

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