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

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit


  1. (adverb-forming suffix) -ly. Mainly added to an adjective suffixed with -i and to a present participle to form an adverb. In the past, it was added to different parts of speech.
    egyhangú (unanimous) + ‎-lag → ‎egyhangúlag (unanimously)

Usage notes edit

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

Derived terms edit

See also edit

References edit

  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.)