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See also: unk, unk., and -ünk



From Proto-Uralic *-mVk (our one possession) or Proto-Uralic *-n-mVk (our multiple possessions). Cognate with Moksha -нк (-nk, our one or multiple possessions).




  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the first-person plural present tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    tanul (to study)tanulunk (we study, we are studying)
  2. (possessive suffix) our (first-person plural, single possession)
    ház (house)házunk (our house)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -unk is added to back-vowel verbs
    -ünk is added to front-vowel verbs
  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -nk is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -unk is added to back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ünk is added to front-vowel words ending in a consonant


(possessive suffix):

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -unk
accusative -unkat
dative -unknak
instrumental -unkkal
causal-final -unkért
translative -unkká
terminative -unkig
essive-formal -unkként
essive-modal -unkul
inessive -unkban
superessive -unkon
adessive -unknál
illative -unkba
sublative -unkra
allative -unkhoz
elative -unkból
delative -unkról
ablative -unktól
possessive - singular
possessive - plural

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