-jaim

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-ja ‎(possessive suffix) +‎ -i ‎(possessive plural) +‎ -m ‎(first-person singular personal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-jaim

  1. (possessive suffix) my ... -s (first-person singular, multiple possessions)
    pad ‎(bench) → a padjaim ‎(my benches)
    kocsi ‎(car) → a kocsijaim ‎(my cars)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ak, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -jaim
accusative -jaimat
dative -jaimnak
instrumental -jaimmal
causal-final -jaimért
translative -jaimmá
terminative -jaimig
essive-formal -jaimként
essive-modal -jaimul
inessive -jaimban
superessive -jaimon
adessive -jaimnál
illative -jaimba
sublative -jaimra
allative -jaimhoz
elative -jaimból
delative -jaimról
ablative -jaimtól

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -im is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -aim is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eim is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jaim is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jeim is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

See also[edit]