-ok

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Abenaki[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ok

  1. A suffix used to form the plurals of some animate words.
    agaskw(woodchuck)agask(w)ok(woodchucks)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to form the plurals of many words ending in w (which it may suppress), and of some other words (which likely ended in w at an earlier stage of the language).
  • See the usage notes at -ak.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

-o-(linking vowel) +‎ -k(plural suffix)

Suffix[edit]

-ok

  1. (plural suffix) -s, -es
    kor(age)korok(ages)
    Az elektromos autók hangtalanok. - Electric cars are quiet.
Usage notes[edit]
  • (plural suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -k is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    (woman) →‎ k(women)
    fa(tree) →‎ k(trees)
    csésze(cup) →‎ csészék(cups)
    -ak is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    ház(house) →‎ házak(houses)
    -ok is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    pad(bench) →‎ padok(benches)
    -ek is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    kert(garden) →‎ kertek(gardens)
    -ök is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    circle →‎ körök(circles)

Etymology 2[edit]

-o-(linking vowel) +‎ -k(personal suffix)

Suffix[edit]

-ok

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the first-person singular present tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    ír(to write)írok(I write, I am writing)
Usage notes[edit]
  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -ok is added to back vowel verbs
    -ek is added to unrounded front vowel verbs
    -ök is added to rounded front vowel verbs
    -om is added to back vowel -ik verbs
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel -ik verbs
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel -ik verbs

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ok (Cyrillic spelling -ок)

  1. Suffix appended to the present stem of verbs to form an adjective denoting a feature or a dimension.
    • dub(to hollow) + -okdubok(deep)

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