-ng

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See also: -ոց, .ng, ng, Ng, nG, NG, ng̃, Ng̃, and n͠g

Cebuano[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ng

  1. Contraction of nga.
    bag-o + nga tuig = bag-ong tuig
    New Year or new year
    patay + nga ilaga = patayng ilaga
    dead rat
  2. (dated) Appended to a name or noun to create a diminutive or affectionate term or name.
    burikat + ng = buring
    prostitute
    Juana (feminine form of Juan) + ng = Juaning
    little Juana / dear Juana
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Timothy + ng = Timong
    dear Timothy

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

[after 1416] -n (of debated origin) +‎ -g (frequentative verb-forming suffix)[1]

Suffix[edit]

-ng

  1. (frequentative suffix) Added to a verb or less frequently to a noun to form a verb denoting a repetitive action. Linking vowels are usually used between the stem and the suffix.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ong is added to back-vowel words
    hajol (to bend)hajlong (to bow repetitively)
    -eng is added to unrounded front-vowel words
    derül (to clear up)dereng (to dawn; to appear vaguely)
    -öng is added to rounded front-vowel words
    őrül (to go insane)őrjöng (to be wild, furious, raging)
    düh (fury, rage)dühöng (to be in a raging temper)
    -ang is added to back-vowel words (rare)
    lappang (to lurk)
    -ing is added to front-vowel words (rare)
    kering (to circulate, orbit)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Ojibwe[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ng

  1. A suffix denoting the locative form of a noun
  2. A suffix denoting the indefinite actor form of an animate intransitive verb (vai)
  3. A suffix denoting the third-person singular conjunct form of a Type 4 transitive inanimate verb (vti4)

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Tagalog[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ng

  1. Enclitic suffix equalling to "na" after words ending in all consonants except "n" and -g in words ending in "n".
  2. Used to form diminutive forms of given names.
    Pepeng
    little Joseph
    Isang
    little Isabel

Uzbek[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ng (-нг)

  1. Second person plural possessive suffix. Used after a noun ending in a vowel. It has the same meaning as sening (your)} placed before a noun.
    • Bu ruchkang.
      "This is your ballpen."

Usage notes[edit]

When addressing another person, it is polite to use the plural "-ingiz" or "-ngiz" forms.