Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

From -a- (linking vowel) +‎ -ná (conditional suffix) +‎ -nak (personal suffix).

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-anának

  1. (conditional suffix) Forms the third-person plural present tense of verbs (conditional mood, indefinite conjugation).
    tanít (to teach) + ‎-anának → ‎tanítanának (they would teach)

Usage notes edit

  • (conditional suffix) Variants:
    -nának is added to most back vowel verbs
    vár (to wait) + ‎-nának → ‎várnának (they would wait)
    -nének is added to most front vowel verbs
    kér (to ask) + ‎-nének → ‎kérnének (they would ask)
    -anának 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 something) + ‎-anának → ‎mondanának (they would say something)
    tanít (to teach) + ‎-anának → ‎tanítanának (they would teach)
    -enének is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or in a long vowel + t
    fest (to paint) + ‎-enének → ‎festenének (they would paint)
    segít (to help) + ‎-enének → ‎segítenének (they would help)

See also edit