-esség

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of -eség with a lengthened -s-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-esség

  1. Added to a front vowel word to form a noun.
    bölcs (wise) → bölcsesség (wisdom)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the following suffix cluster:

  • -ság is added to back vowel words
  • -ség is added to front vowel words
  • -aság is added to back vowel words
  • -eség is added to front vowel words
  • -asság is added to front vowel words
  • -esség is added to front vowel words
  • -sség is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]