-kol

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See also: kol, Kol, KOL, kòl, köl, and -köl

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-k (semelfactive suffix) +‎ -o- +‎ -l (frequentative suffix)

Suffix[edit]

-kol

  1. (frequentative suffix) Often added to a sound-imitative root to form a verb to indicate repetitive action.
    tudakol (to ask, query, inquire)

Usage notes[edit]

  • No longer productive. It is used only in a few words. Harmonic variants:
    -kol is added to back vowel words
    -kel is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -köl is added to rounded front vowel words
  • See also the frequentative suffix variants -kál/-kél.

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