See also: őzik, ö-zik, -ozik, -ózik, and -őzik

Hungarian

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Etymology

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From -ö- (linking vowel) +‎ -zik (verb-forming suffix).

Pronunciation

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Suffix

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-özik

  1. (verb-forming suffix) Added to a noun or verb to form a verb.
    járőr (patrol) + ‎-özik → ‎járőrözik (to patrol)
    üvölt (to scream, to yell) + ‎-özik → ‎üvöltözik (to yell repeatedly)

Usage notes

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  • (verb-forming suffix) Variants:
    -zik is generally added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -azik is added to some back-vowel words
    -ozik is added to most back-vowel words
    -ezik is added to unrounded (and some rounded) front-vowel words
    -özik is added to most rounded front-vowel words

Note: Certain words take another, synonymous suffix, -z/-oz/-az/-ez/-öz/-áz or -l/-ol/-al/-el/-öl/-ál.

Derived terms

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See also

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