Word Formation


NOUN FROM NOUN

-s, -os, -es, -ös; -ság, -ség = collective noun
nád – reed > nádas – reeds
erdő – forest > erdőség – forests, woodland

-s, -os, -es, -ös = profession
lakat – padlock > lakatos – locksmith
üveg – glass > üveges – glazier

-ász, -ész = profession
kert – garden > kertész – gardener
jog – law > jogász – lawyer

-né = Mrs.
Horváth > Horváthné – Mrs. Horváth
Kiss > Kissné – Mrs. Kiss

-ka, -ke = diminutive OR nickname
pici – little, small > picike – tiny
madár – bird > madárka – little bird
Mária > Marika
Teréz > Terike

-(o)cska, -(e)cske = diminutive
fül – ear > fülecske – little ear
– horse > lovacska – little horse

-i, -csi = nickname
Péter – Peter > Peti – Pete
János – John > Jani – Johnny

-us = nickname
Anna > Annus

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