-jei

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-jei

  1. (possessive suffix) his, her, its ... -s (third-person singular, multiple possessions)
    kert (garden) → a kertjei (his/her/its gardens)
    zseni (genius) → a zsenijei (his/her/its geniuses)
  2. (possessive suffix) your ... -s (second-person singular and plural formal, multiple possessions)
    a maga kertjei, az ön kertjei - your (singular, formal) gardens
    a maguk kertjei, az önök kertjei - your (plural, formal) gardens

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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