See also: -igi, igi, iĝi, and īgi

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EsperantoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -ighi (H-system spelling)
  • -igxi (X-system spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Italian -eggiare, and probably intended to resemble -igi.[1]

SuffixEdit

-iĝi

  1. to become, e.g. ruĝa(red)ruĝiĝi(to blush).
  2. to change in state, e.g. stari(to be standing)stariĝi(to stand up).
  3. makes intransitive verbs out of transitive ones, e.g. komenci(to begin) (tr) ⇒ komenciĝi(to begin) (intr).
    La spegulo rompiĝis.
    The mirror broke.

Usage notesEdit

  • The definitions above are related to each other and not mutually exclusive.

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ André Cherpillod, Konciza Etimologia Vortaro, 2007