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  1. (causative suffix) Added to a verb or less frequently to a noun to form a transitive verb.
    éber (awake)ébreszt (to wake someone)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (causative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -aszt is added to back vowel words
    -eszt is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -öszt is added to rounded front vowel words
  • Many stems that use -eszt, also use the frequentative intransitive suffix -ed:
    ébreszt (to wake someone)ébred (to wake)
    süllyeszt (to sink something)süllyed (to sink)

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