Hungarian Lesson 005

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Hungarian Lesson 005
2011-01-05 18:24:06
Basic Hungarian Grammar Facts

Noun cases
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  1. Do cases other than the accusative and nominative plural require a linking vowel?
    Only the following cases -n, -stul, -stül, -nként, -nta, -nte.
  2. What are the linking vowels for -n, -stul, -stül, -nként, -nta, -nte?
    • For -n = o/e/ö
    • for all the others the same linking vowel as that of the nominative plural.
  3. What are the dative endings?
    -nak, -nek
  4. What are the elative endings (motion out of)?
    -ból, -ből (Compare Russian iz "out of").
  5. What are the inessive endings (no motion located in)?
    -ban, -ben (Compare Russian v + prepositional case).
  6. What are the illative endings (motion into something)?
    -ba, -be, (Compare Russian v + accusative case).
  7. What are the sublative endings (motion to a surface).
    -ra, -re (Compare Russian na + accusative).
  8. What are the superessive endings (location on a surface).
    -n with a connecting vowel o/e/ö (Compare Russian na + prepositional).
  9. What are the delative endings (motion away from a surface)?
    -ról, -ről (It has the meaning of from, off of a surface or about something. Compare s + genitive and o + prepositional in Russian).
  10. What are the allative endings (motion towards something)?
    -hoz, -hez, -höz (Compare Russian k + dative).