-lal

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lal

  1. (verb suffix) Added to a verb to create a verb either with frequentative or causative meaning.
    fog (to hold) → foglal (to occupy) (frequentative )
    fáj (to ache) → fájlal (to complain of a pain) (causative)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verb suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -lal is added to back vowel words
    -lel is added to front vowel words

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