-vány

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Hungarian[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-vány

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun.
    tanít (to teach) → tanítvány (student)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -vány is added to back vowel verbs
    -vény is added to front vowel verbs
  • This suffix can be attached to certain verbs to express the outcome or what is produced of the action described in the verb:
    ás (to dig) → ásvány (mineral, ore)
    igazol (to justify) → igazolvány (certificate)

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