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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)

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  • (causative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -aszt is added to back vowel words
    -eszt is added to 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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