-enként

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-e- +‎ -nként

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-enként

  1. (distributive suffix) Added to a noun.
    1. It can express the manner when something happens to each member of a set one by one.
      fej (head)fejenként (per head)
      eset (case)esetenként (in some case)
    2. It can also express the frequency in time.
      tíz perc (ten minutes)tízpercenként (every ten minutes)
      hét (week)hetenként (once a week)
      év (year)évenként (annually, yearly)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (distributive suffix) Variants:
    -nként is added to nouns ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    óra (hour)óránként (every hour)
    -enként is added to unrounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    fej (head)fejenként (per head)
    -anként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    ház (house)házanként (per house)
    -onként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    asztal (table)asztalonként (per table)
    -önként is added to rounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    bőrönd (suitcase)bőröndönként (per suitcase)

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