-g

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Hungarian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-g

  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a stem - often an onomatopoeia - to form a verb expressing a (quickly) repeating or continuous action.
    g ‎(to rumble, buzz, hum)
  2. (nominal suffix) Added to a verb or a noun to form a noun or an adjective.
    anya ‎(mother) → anyag ‎(matter)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -g is added to words ending in a vowel
    -og is added to some back vowel words
    -ag is added to other back vowel words
    -eg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -ög is added to rounded front vowel words
  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -g is added to words ending in a vowel
    -ag is added to back vowel words
    -eg is added to front vowel words

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