-zat

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-z (verb suffix) +‎ -at (nominal suffix) [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-zat

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a noun to form an abstract noun or a collective noun.
    homlok (forehead) → homlokzat (façade)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Variants:
    -zat is added to back vowel nouns
    -zet is added to front vowel nouns

Derived terms[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6