-z

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English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-z

  1. (urban slang) Used as a substitute for -s in marking the plural of nouns. Usually used in words in which the -s suffix is actually pronounced "z".
    Boyz are always trouble.
  2. (urban slang) Used as a substitute for -s in marking verb inflections.
    He lovez me.

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Hungarian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-z

  1. Added to a noun to form a verb.
    (salt) → z (to salt)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verbal suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -z is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -oz is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -az is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ez is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öz is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -áz is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant

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Old French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-z

  1. Replaces -ts at the end of a word.
    mort (dead) (oblique singular) → morz (dead) (oblique plural)