-ván

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ván

  1. (adverbial participle suffix) Added to a verb to form an adverbial participle.
    lát (to see) → Ezt látván, így szólt. - After he saw this, he said...

Usage notes[edit]

  • (adverbial participle suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ván is added to back vowel verbs
    -vén is added to front vowel verbs

See also[edit]