-ozik

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-o- (linking vowel) +‎ -zik

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ozik

  1. (verbal suffix) Added to a noun or verb to form a verb.
    gitár (guitar) → gitározik (to play the guitar)
    tart (to keep; to hold) → tartozik (to belong; to owe)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verbal suffix) Variants:
    -zik is generally added to words ending in a vowel
    -azik is added to some back vowel words
    -ozik is added to back vowel words
    -ezik is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -özik is added to rounded front vowel words

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