See also: jak, Jak, -ják, and јак

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-j (subjunctive/imperative suffix) +‎ -ak (personal suffix)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-jak

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the first-person singular subjunctive/imperative of verbs (indefinite conjugation).
    vár (to wait) → Várjak? ― Should I wait?

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -jak is added to back vowel verbs
    vár (to wait) → Várjak? - Should I wait?
    -jek is added to front vowel verbs
    kér (to ask)Mit kérjek? - What should I ask?

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

SuffixEdit

-jak (Cyrillic spelling -јак)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a performer, feature, human relation, result of an action, object, diminutive or a proper name.

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