See also: lag, Lag, LAG, lág, làg, and låg



First attested in 1372. From -l (ablative suffix) + -g (emphatic element).[1]




  1. (adverb-forming suffix) -ly. Added to a word to form an adverb. Today it is mainly used with adjectives suffixed with -i and present participles. In the past, it was added to different parts of speech.
    egyhangú (unanimous)egyhangúlag (unanimously)

Usage notesEdit

  • (adverb-forming suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -lag is added to back vowel words
    -leg is added to front vowel words

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ -lag in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)