-tet

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-tet

  1. (causative suffix) Added to a verb (or extremely rarely to a noun) to form a verb with a meaning of let, make somebody do something.
    keres ‎(to search) → kerestet ‎(to make someone search something/somebody)
    bűn ‎(sin) → büntet ‎(to punish)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • (causative suffix) Variants:
    -at is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    vár ‎(to wait) → várat ‎(to have someone wait)
    -et is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    kér ‎(to ask for) → kéret ‎(to have someone ask for)
    -tat is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    tisztít ‎(to clean) → tisztíttat ‎(to have someone clean)
    -tet is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    keres ‎(to look for) → kerestet ‎(to have someone look for)

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