-uk

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-uk

  1. (possessive suffix) their (third-person plural, single possession)
    ház (house)a házuk (their house)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -uk
accusative -ukat
dative -uknak
instrumental -ukkal
causal-final -ukért
translative -ukká
terminative -ukig
essive-formal -ukként
essive-modal -ukul
inessive -ukban
superessive -ukon
adessive -uknál
illative -ukba
sublative -ukra
allative -ukhoz
elative -ukból
delative -ukról
ablative -uktól

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -uk is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    ház (house)a házuk (their house)
    -ük is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    gyerek (child)a gyerekük (their child)
    -juk is added to back vowel words ending either in a consonant or a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    kar (arm)a karjuk (their arms)
    hajó (ship)a hajójuk (their ship)
    alma (apple)az almájuk (their apple)
    -jük is added to front vowel words ending either in a consonant or a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.
    kert (garden)a kertjük (their garden)
    érme (coin)az érméjük (their coin)

See also[edit]