Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

(present-participle suffix) + -s (adjective-forming suffix)

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit


  1. (adjective-forming suffix) Added to a verb to form an adjective expressing the permanent quality originating from the action. Several of the derived adjectives are also used as nouns.
    ismer (to know)ismerős (acquaintance)

Usage notes edit

  • (adjective-forming suffix) Variants:
    -ós is added to back vowel verbs
    -ős is added to front vowel verbs

Derived terms edit

See also edit