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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-teľь. Cognate to Old Church Slavonic -тєль (-telĭ), Serbo-Croatian -telj and Russian -тель (-telʹ).

SuffixEdit

-tel

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does something, much like the English -or.
    učit + ‎-tel → ‎učitel
    stavět + ‎-tel → ‎stavitel

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PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-tel

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun.
    eszik (to eat)étel (food)

Usage notesEdit

  • (noun suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -tal is added to back vowel words
    -tel is added to front vowel words
    -atal same as -tal with a linking vowel
    -etel same as -tel with a linking vowel

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