-log

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -logue, from Ancient Greek -λόγος ‎(-lógos, one who speaks (in a certain manner)).

SuffixEdit

-log

  1. Used to denote discourse of a specified kind.
  2. Used to denote compilation.
  3. (rare) -logist.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-l ‎(frequentative suffix) +‎ -o- +‎ -g ‎(frequentative suffix) [1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-log

  1. (frequentative suffix, rare) Added to a stem to form a verb denoting repetitive action.
    társalog ‎(to chat)

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • (frequentative suffix) No longer productive. Harmonic variants and alternative forms:
    -log is added to back vowel words
    -leg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -lög is added to rounded front vowel words
    -lyog is added to back vowel words
    -lyeg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -lyög is added to rounded front vowel words

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

SwedishEdit

SuffixEdit

-log ‎(definite singular -logen, indefinite plural -loger, definite plural -logerna)

  1. -logist, describing a scientist, e.g. ekolog, hydrolog, kosmolog
  2. -logue, describing a kind of speech, e.g. analog, dialog, katalog

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