-telen

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛlɛn/
  • Hyphenation: te‧len

Suffix[edit]

-telen

  1. -less, un-, dis-. A privative suffix added to a noun or an adjective to form adjectives with a meaning of lacking something.
    szín (color) → színtelen (colorless)
    vég (end) → végtelen (unlimited)
    jellem (character) → jellemtelen (dishonest)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -talan is added to back vowel words
    -telen is added to front vowel words
    -tlan is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel
    -tlen is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel
    -atlan is added to back vowel words
    -etlen is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]