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-anám

See also: anam, ănam, and -anam

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-a- (linking vowel) +‎ -ná (conditional suffix) +‎ -m (personal suffix)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-anám

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the first-person singular present tense of verbs (conditional mood, definite conjugation).
    tanít (to teach)tanítanám (I would teach)

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -nám is added to most back vowel verbs
    vár (to wait)várnám (I would wait)
    -ném is added to most front vowel verbs
    kér (to ask)kérném (I would ask)
    -anám is added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t (exceptions áll, száll, varr, forr, lát)
    mond (to say)mondanám (I would say)
    tanít (to teach)tanítanám (I would teach)
    -eném is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t
    fest (to paint)festeném (I would paint)
    segít (to help)segíteném (I would help)

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