-un

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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-un

  1. Suffix variant for the illative singular: see -Vn.

Ngarrindjeri[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-un

  1. Suffix denoting present tense.

Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-un

  1. Second-person singular possessive suffix denoting singular possession in words ending in a consonant.
    torun - torunun
    grandchild - your grandchild
    horoz - horozun
    rooster - your rooster
  2. Genitive case suffix for the nouns which end in a consonant
    okul - okulun
    school - school's/of the school

Usage notes[edit]

  • If the noun ends in a vowel, it becomes "-n" (for the possession suffix)
    koku - kokun
  • It's used only when the word's last vowel is "o" or "u". It may change into "-in", "-ın" and "-ün" according to the last vowel of the word. (possession suffix)
    ev - evin (the last vowel is "e" or "i")
    saç - saçın (the last vowel is "a" or "ı")
    yüz - yüzün (the last vowel is "ö" or "ü")
  • If the word ends in "p", "ç", "t" or "k", it may change them into "b", "c", "d" and "ğ".
    grup - grubun
    burç - burcun
    umut - umudun
    çocuk - çocuğun
  • It may cause the last vowel of the word dropped.
    burun - burnun"
  • If the word ends in a vowel, it's used with an auxiliary consonant; "n". (for the genitive case suffix)
    soru - sorunun
  • It must be used with an apostrophe if it's appended to a proper noun.
    Uğur - Uğur'un