Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 20:01
See also: bb, BB, and .bb

HungarianEdit

SuffixEdit

-bb

  1. -er, more (used to form the comparative)
    apró (tiny) → apróbb (tinier)

Usage notesEdit

  • Member of the following suffix cluster:
-b is added to words ending in a consonant, a somewhat archaic variant
idős (old) → idősb (older) (the modern comparative is idősebb)
-bb is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
drága (expensive) → drágább (more expensive)
fekete (black) → feketébb (blacker)
-abb is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
fiatal (young) → fiatalabb (younger)
-obb is added to a few words
nagy (big) → nagyobb (bigger)
-ebb is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
öreg (old) → öregebb (older)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit