-jék

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See also: jek and -jek

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-jék

  1. (personal suffix, literary, somewhat dated) Used to form the third-person singular subjunctive/imperative present of verbs ending in -ik (indefinite conjugation).
    válik (to turn into something, become something; [here:] to induce or contribute to something)
    Váljék egészségedre!Cheers! (literally, “May it benefit your health!”)
    Synonym: -jon (current form)
Usage notes[edit]
  • See the harmonic variants in the table below.

Etymology 2[edit]

-j (subjunctive / imperative suffix) +‎ -ék (personal suffix)

Suffix[edit]

-jék

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the third-person plural subjunctive/imperative of verbs (definite conjugation).
    ismétel (to repeat)
    Megkértem őket, hogy ismételjék meg az üzenetet.I asked them to repeat the message. (literally, “I asked them that they should repeat…”)
    Kérem, ismételjék meg az üzenetet! (formally addressing multiple persons)Please repeat the message.
Usage notes[edit]
  • See harmonic variants in the table below.

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