-nként

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nként

  1. (distributive suffix) Added to a noun.
    1. It can express the manner when something happens to each member of a set one by one.
      hajó ‎(ship) → hajónként ‎(per ship)
    2. It can also express the frequency in time.
      óra ‎(hour) → óránként ‎(every hour)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (distributive suffix) Variants:
    -nként is added to nouns ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    óra ‎(hour) → óránként ‎(every hour)
    -enként is added to unrounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    fej ‎(head) → fejenként ‎(per head)
    -anként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    ház ‎(house) → házanként ‎(per house)
    -onként is added to some back vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    asztal ‎(table) → asztalonként ‎(per table)
    -önként is added to rounded front vowel nouns ending in a consonant
    bőrönd ‎(suitcase) → bőröndönként ‎(per suitcase)

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