Last modified on 24 February 2015, at 15:12

-any

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-a- +‎ -ny

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-any

  1. (nominal suffix) Added to a word to form a noun or an adjective.
    híg (thin (liquid)) → higany (mercury)

Usage notesEdit

  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ny is added to words ending in a vowel
    -any is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ony is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eny is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öny is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

Derived termsEdit

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