-ség

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ség

  1. (noun suffix) Added to an adjective, noun or verb to form an abstract noun.
    beteg (ill) → betegség (illness)
    ember (human being) → emberség (humaneness)
    nevet (to laugh) → nevetség (ridicule)
    egész (whole) → egészség (health)

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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