-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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