-jai

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See also: jai and jäi

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-ja ‎(possessive suffix) +‎ -i ‎(possessive plural)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-jai

  1. (possessive suffix) his/her/its ...-s (third-person singular, multiple possessions)
    pad ‎(bench) → a padjai ‎(his/her/its benches)
  2. (possessive suffix) your ...-s (second-person singular and plural formal, multiple possessions)
    a maga padjai, az ön padjai - your (singular, formal) benches
    a maguk padjai, az önök padjai - your (plural, formal) benches

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -i is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -ai is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ei is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jai is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jei is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

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