-esség

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of -eség with a lengthened -s-.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-esség

  1. Added to a front vowel word to form a noun.
    bölcs (wise) → bölcsesség (wisdom)

Usage notesEdit

Member of the following suffix cluster:

  • -ság is added to back vowel words
  • -ség is added to front vowel words
  • -aság is added to back vowel words
  • -eség is added to front vowel words
  • -asság is added to front vowel words
  • -esség is added to front vowel words
  • -sség is added to front vowel words

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 6 August 2013, at 18:03