See also: lek, Lek, lék, lęk, and -lék

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-l (frequentative suffix) +‎ -e- +‎ -k (first-person singular personal suffix) [1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-lek

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the first-person singular of transitive verbs with a second-person object (if no other suffixes are present before it, in indicative mood, present tense).
    keres (to look for)kereslek (I am looking for you)

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) See harmonic variants in the table below.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ -lek 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.)

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

lil +‎ -k

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-lek

  1. to you (singular)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -leiki, -leikr

SuffixEdit

-lek c

  1. used to create nouns from adjectives.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • -leik in Svensk Etymologisk Ordbok.