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  1. (noun-forming suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun. No longer productive.
    tart (to hold)tartalom (content)
    forog (to turn)forgalom (traffic)

Usage notesEdit

  • (noun-forming suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -alom is added to back vowel words
    -elem is added to front vowel words


The suffix changes from -alom to -alm in some of the declined forms.

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -alom -almak
accusative -almat -almakat
dative -alomnak -almaknak
instrumental -alommal -almakkal
causal-final -alomért -almakért
translative -alommá -almakká
terminative -alomig -almakig
essive-formal -alomként -almakként
inessive -alomban -almakban
superessive -almon -almakon
adessive -alomnál -almaknál
illative -alomba -almakba
sublative -alomra -almakra
allative -alomhoz -almakhoz
elative -alomból -almakból
delative -alomról -almakról
ablative -alomtól -almaktól
Possessive forms of -alom
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. -almam -almaim
2nd person sing. -almad -almaid
3rd person sing. -alma -almai
1st person plural -almunk -almaink
2nd person plural -almatok -almaitok
3rd person plural -almuk -almaik

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