-kod

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from -k (obsolete instantaneous suffix) +‎ -o- +‎ -d (frequentative suffix), or from the suffix -kodik.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-kod

  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a monosyllabic verb to form a new verb expressing repetitive action. No longer productive.
    kap (to get, receive)kapkod (to reach for something repetitively)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -kod is added to back vowel words
    -ked is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -köd is added to rounded front vowel words

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ -kod in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)