Last modified on 20 March 2015, at 18:47

-tat

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-tat

  1. (causative suffix) Added to a verb (or extremely rarely to a noun) to form a verb with a meaning of let, make somebody do something.
    olvas (to read) → olvastat (to make someone read something)

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • (causative suffix) Variants:
    -at is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    vár (to wait) → várat (to have someone wait)
    -et is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    kér (to ask for) → kéret (to have someone ask for)
    -tat is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    tisztít (to clean) → tisztíttat (to have someone clean)
    -tet is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    keres (to look for) → kerestet (to have someone look for)

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