See also: eni, enî, êni, eni-, -ení, and ènì

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-e- +‎ -ni

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-eni

  1. (infinitive suffix) Used to form the infinitive.
    segít (help)segíteni (to help)
For the other senses, see -ni.

Usage notesEdit

  • (infinitive suffix) Variants:
    -ni is added to most verbs
    ad (give)adni (to give)
    -ani is added to back-vowel verbs ending in -ít or in two consonants
    tanít (teach)tanítani (to teach)
    akaszt (hang)akasztani (to hang)
    bont (demolish)bontani (to demolish)
    -eni is added to front-vowel verbs ending in -ít or in two consonants
    veszít (lose)veszíteni (to lose)
    ijeszt (frighten)ijeszteni (to frighten)
    csökkent (reduce)csökkenteni (to reduce)
    -nni is added to verbs with variant stems
    vesz (buy)venni (to buy)
    eszik (eat)enni (to eat)

See alsoEdit