-jú

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Hungarian[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-jú

  1. (adjective-forming suffix) Added to a noun to form an adjective denoting possession or similarity. It requires a preceding adjective or a compound structure. Similar in function as the English -ed.
    cipő (shoe) + forma (shape)cipő formá fürdőkád (a shoe-shaped bathtub)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Harmonic variants:
    is added to back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    is added to front-vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jú is added to back-vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    -jű is added to front-vowel words ending in a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.

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