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-tet

-tet

See also: tet, Tet, tét, tèt, Tết, tēt, teṭ, and tēṭ

Hungarian

Suffix

-tet

  1. (causative suffix) Added to a verb (or extremely rarely to a noun) to form a verb with a meaning of let, make somebody do something.
    keres (to search)kerestet (to make someone search something/somebody)
    bűn (sin)büntet (to punish)

Conjugation

Usage notes

  • (causative suffix) Variants:
    -at is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    vár (to wait)várat (to have someone wait)
    -et is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant + t and most monosyllabic words
    kér (to ask for)kéret (to have someone ask for)
    -tat is added to back vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    tisztít (to clean)tisztíttat (to have someone clean)
    -tet is added to front vowel words ending in a vowel + t
    keres (to look for)kerestet (to have someone look for)

Derived terms

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Hungarian_verbs_suffixed_with_-tet'>Hungarian verbs suffixed with -tet</a>

See also

  • Appendix:Hungarian suffixes