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See also: nok, NOK, nők, and -nök

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Slavic origin. Compare Serbo-Croatian -nik, Russian -ник (-nik). Both udvar (court) and udvarnok (courtier) were loanwords. Based on these two words, the -nok suffix was formed and attached to other words.[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-nok

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a word to form the name of an occupation.
    dal (song)dalnok (singer)

Usage notesEdit

  • (noun suffix) Variants:
    -nok is added to back vowel words
    -nök is added to front vowel words

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6