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EsperantoEdit

SuffixEdit

-am

  1. -time (suffix for correlatives of time)

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-am

  1. (possessive suffix) my (first-person singular, single possession)
    ház(house)a házam(my house)
  2. (noun suffix) Added to a noun or a verb to form a noun.
    áll(to stand)állam(state)
    dal(song)dallam(tune)
    hoz(to bring)hozam(yield)
    tart(to hold)tartam(span as in lifespan)

DeclensionEdit

(possessive suffix):

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -am
accusative -amat
dative -amnak
instrumental -ammal
causal-final -amért
translative -ammá
terminative -amig
essive-formal -amként
essive-modal -amul
inessive -amban
superessive -amon
adessive -amnál
illative -amba
sublative -amra
allative -amhoz
elative -amból
delative -amról
ablative -amtól

(noun suffix):

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative -am -amok
accusative -amot -amokat
dative -amnak -amoknak
instrumental -ammal -amokkal
causal-final -amért -amokért
translative -ammá -amokká
terminative -amig -amokig
essive-formal -amként -amokként
essive-modal -amul -amokul
inessive -amban -amokban
superessive -amon -amokon
adessive -amnál -amoknál
illative -amba -amokba
sublative -amra -amokra
allative -amhoz -amokhoz
elative -amból -amokból
delative -amról -amokról
ablative -amtól -amoktól
Possessive forms of -am
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. -amom -amaim
2nd person sing. -amod -amaid
3rd person sing. -ama -amai
1st person plural -amunk -amaink
2nd person plural -amotok -amaitok
3rd person plural -amuk -amaik

Usage notesEdit

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -m is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -om is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -am is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (noun suffix) A final single l may become long ll. Variants:
    -am is added to back vowel words
    -em is added to front vowel words

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A declined form of -us(suffix forming adjectives).

SuffixEdit

-am

  1. accusative feminine singular of -us

Etymology 2Edit

A declined form of -a(suffix forming masculine agent nouns).

SuffixEdit

-am m

  1. accusative singular of -a

VolapükEdit

SuffixEdit

-am

  1. Used to form a verbal noun.

Derived termsEdit