-lat

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-l +‎ -at, created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries. The neologists popularized it based on verbs ending in -l and further derived with -at/-et. [1]

Suffix[edit]

-lat

  1. (noun suffix) Added to different parts of speech to form a noun.
    magas (tall)magaslat (elevation)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -lat is added to a back vowel word
    -let is added to a front vowel word

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