-ság

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ság

  1. (noun suffix) Added to an adjective, noun or verb to form an abstract noun.
    boldog (happy) → boldogság (happiness)
    barát (friend) → barátság (friendship)
    kíván (to wish) → kívánság (a wish)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Variants:
    -ság is added to back vowel words
    -ség is added to front vowel words
    -aság is added to back vowel words
    -eség is added to front vowel words
    -asság is added to back vowel words
    -esség is added to front vowel words
    -sség is added to front vowel words

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