-hető

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-het ‎(potential suffix) +‎ ‎(present participle suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛtøː/
  • Hyphenation: he‧tő

Suffix[edit]

-hető

  1. (adjective suffix) -able, -ible. Added to a verb to form an adjective.
    1. with transitive verbs, something that can be ...-ed (passive)
      felejt ‎(to forget) → felejthető ‎(forgettable)
      szeret ‎(to like, love) → szerethető ‎(likable, lovable)
    2. (rare) with intransitive verbs, something that can ... (active)
      a lehető legjobb (from van ('be')) - the best that can be, the best possible

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Usage notes[edit]

  • (adjective suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ható is added to back vowel words
    -hető is added to front vowel words

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