Word Formation – Adjective


ADJECTIVE FROM VERB

-(a)tlan, -(e)tlen = the lack of sg
enged – to allow > engedetlen – disobedient
árt – to harm > ártatlan – innocent

-talan, -telen = the lack of sg
szűnik – to cease > szüntelen – unceasing
nyugszik – to rest > nyugtalan – unquiet, uneasy

-ékony, ékeny = characterizing an action
változik – to change > változékony – variable
félt – to fear for sy > féltékeny – jealous

-atag, -eteg = characterized by action
pöffeszkedik – to be conceited > pöfeteg – conceited
hallgat – to keep silence > hallgatag – taciturn

-ós, -ős = has an active sense to it
kap – to get > kapós – popular, much in demand
fél – to fear > félős – timid

ADVERB OF MANNER FROM ADJECTIVE

-n, -on, -en, -ön = mode, condition
csúnya – ugly > csúnyán – nastily
ügyes – clever > ügyesen – adetply

-lag, -leg = mode, condition
baráti – friendly > barátilag – in a friendly way
elvi – of principle > elvileg – theoretically

-l, -ul, -ül = mode, condition
– good > jól – well
német – German > németül – in German
rossz – bad > rosszul – badly

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