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