Last modified on 17 March 2015, at 18:45

-ra

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ra

  1. (case suffix) onto, on. Used to form the sublative case.
    asztal (table) → tedd az asztalra - put it on the table

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • (case suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ra is added to back vowel words. Final -a changes to -á-.
    pad (bench) → Leültem egy padra. - I sat down on a bench.
    alma (apple) → Allergiás vagyok az almára. - I am allergic to apples.
    -re is added to front vowel words. Final -e changes to -é-.
    szék (chair) → Leültem egy székre. - I sat down on a chair.
    béke (peace) → Mindenki békére vágyik. - Everyone longs for peace.

See alsoEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -rad.

SuffixEdit

-ra m (plural -raí)

  1. Collective suffix, attached to nouns or adjectives, used to form nouns: -ry, -y
    milseogra (confectionery), from milseog (dessert)
    glasra (vegetable) (originally “greenery”), from glas (green)

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SlovakEdit

SuffixEdit

-ra f

  1. Nominal suffix.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This suffix is only used for one word: kostra, hence the genitive plural form -or, the dative plural form -ram and the locative plural form -rach are hypothetical.