-féle

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun fél.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /feːlɛ/
  • Hyphenation: fé‧le

SuffixEdit

-féle

  1. sort of, type of
    ruha (clothing) → ruhaféle (clothing articles)
  2. related to someone, created by someone
    Young-féle modulus - Young's modulus
  3. (taxonomy) ending of family names
    sólyom (falcon) → sólyomféle (Falconidae, a member of the falcon family)

Usage notesEdit

Attached to proper nouns with a hyphen. Also used in plural: -félék.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 February 2014, at 15:14