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-anak

See also: anak and -anák

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-a- +‎ -nak

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-anak

  1. (personal suffix) third-person plural present tense (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation)
    tanít (to teach)tanítanak (they teach, they are teaching)

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -nak is added to back vowel verbs
    tanul (study)A gyerekek nem tanulnak eleget. - The children are not studying enough.
    -nek is added to front vowel verbs
    énekel (sing)A madarak énekelnek. - The birds are singing.
    -anak is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    tanít (teach)Mire tanítanak minket az állatok? - What do animals teach us?
    -enek is added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    fest (paint)A gyerekek festenek. - The children are painting.

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