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See also: ony and -öny

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries. Its creation was based on the noun szigony (harpoon).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ony

  1. (nominal suffix) Added to words to form a noun.
    horog (hook)horgony (anchor)

Usage notesEdit

  • (nominal suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ny is added to words ending in a vowel
    -any is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ony is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eny is added to un-rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öny is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ony m

  1. Forms masculine adjectives or adjectival participles.

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