-ottunk

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-ott (past tense suffix) +‎ -unk (first-person plural suffix)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ottunk

  1. (past tense suffix) Used to form the first-person plural past tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugations).
    tanít (to teach)tanítottunk (we taught)

Usage notesEdit

  • (past tense suffix) Variants:
    -tunk is added to most back-vowel verbs
    -tünk is added to most front-vowel verbs
    -ttunk is added to back-vowel verbs ending in a vowel (, , ó, , , szí)
    -ttünk is added to front-vowel verbs ending in a vowel (, nyű, sző)
    -ottunk is added to back-vowel verbs ending in two consonants or a long vowel + t, or to monosyllables ending in -t (fut, nyit, except lát)
    -ettünk is added to unrounded front-vowel verbs ending in two consonants or a long vowel + t, or to monosyllables ending in -t (vet)
    -öttünk is added to rounded front-vowel verbs ending in two consonants or a long vowel + t, or to monosyllables ending in -t (köt, süt, üt)

See alsoEdit