See also: elem, élem, and elém

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-elem

  1. (noun-forming suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun. No longer productive.
    győz (to win)győzelem (victory)

Usage notesEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

The suffix changes from -elem to -elm in some of the declined forms.

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative -elem -elmek
accusative -elmet -elmeket
dative -elemnek -elmeknek
instrumental -elemmel -elmekkel
causal-final -elemért -elmekért
translative -elemmé -elmekké
terminative -elemig -elmekig
essive-formal -elemként -elmekként
essive-modal
inessive -elemben -elmekben
superessive -elmen -elmeken
adessive -elemnél -elmeknél
illative -elembe -elmekbe
sublative -elemre -elmekre
allative -elemhez -elmekhez
elative -elemből -elmekből
delative -elemről -elmekről
ablative -elemtől -elmektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
-elemé -elmeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
-eleméi -elmekéi
Possessive forms of -elem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. -elmem -elmeim
2nd person sing. -elmed -elmeid
3rd person sing. -elme -elmei
1st person plural -elmünk -elmeink
2nd person plural -elmetek -elmeitek
3rd person plural -elmük -elmeik

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit