-skodik

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-s ‎(adjective suffix) +‎ -kodik

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-skodik

  1. (verbal suffix) Added to nouns to create intransitive verbs to express that someone behaves or acts like the base noun. The verbs often have a pejorative meaning.
    rab ‎(captive) → raboskodik ‎(to live in captivity)
    hatalom ‎(power) → hatalmaskodik ‎(to domineer)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Harmonic variants:
    -skodik is added to back vowel words
    -skedik is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -sködik is added to rounded front vowel words

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