-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. -s (plural suffix)
    kor (age) → korok (ages)
    Az elektromos autók hangtalanok. - Electric cars are quiet.
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • (plural suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -k is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -ok is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ak is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ek is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ök is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

-ok

  1. Added to a verb to form the first-person singular form, indicative mood, present tense, indefinite conjugation.
    ír (to write) → írok (I write, I am writing)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -ok is added to back vowel verbs
    -ek is added to unrounded front vowel verbs
    -ök is added to rounded front vowel verbs

See also[edit]


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.

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