See also: alis, Alis, and -alis

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -alis.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ális

  1. Added to foreign words to create an adjective or a noun.
    zseniális (genial, marked by genius)
    speciális (special)
    kulturális (cultural)
    admirális (admiral)

Usage notesEdit

According to Attila Mártonfi, -ális is one of the "32 typical, distinguishable foreign word endings, which is not considerable as an independent Hungarian suffix".[1]

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Attila Mártonfi: The System of the Hungarian Suffixes, Theses of PhD Dissertation, Budapest, 2006