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-ra

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [r?]
  • (file)

Suffix

-ra

  1. (case suffix) onto, on; (of time) for, by. Used to form the sublative case.
    asztal ("table") -> tedd az asztalra - put it on the table
    pillanat ("moment") -> egy pillanatra - for a moment
    szerda ("Wednesday") -> szerdára - by Wednesday

Usage notes

  • (case suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ra is added to back vowel words. Final -a changes to -á-.
    pad ("bench") -> Leültem egy padra. - I sat down on a bench.
    alma ("apple") -> Allergiás vagyok az almára. - I am allergic to apples.
    -re is added to front vowel words. Final -e changes to -é-.
    szék ("chair") -> Leültem egy székre. - I sat down on a chair.
    béke ("peace") -> Mindenki békére vágyik. - Everyone longs for peace.

See also


Irish

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Irish -rad.

Suffix

-ra m

  1. Collective suffix, attached to nouns or adjectives, used to form nouns: -ry, -y
    milseog ("dessert") + ‎-ra -> ‎milseogra ("confectionery")
    glas ("green") + ‎-ra -> ‎glasra ("vegetable; originally "greenery")

Declension

Derived terms



Japanese

Romanization

-ra

  1. R?maji transcription of ?

Mayo

Suffix

-ra

  1. Suffix forming adjectives from nouns.
    cobba ("head") + ‎-ra -> ‎cóba?ara ("big-headed")

Derived terms


References

  • Collard, Howard; Collard, Elisabeth Scott (1984) Castellano-mayo, mayo-castellano (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 6)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 203

Slovak

Pronunciation

Suffix

-ra f

  1. Nominal suffix.

Usage notes

This suffix is only used for one word: kostra, hence the genitive plural form -or, the dative plural form -ram and the locative plural form -rach are hypothetical.

Declension

Derived terms


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