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April‐June 2010 JOURNAL OF EURASIAN STUDIES Volume II., Issue 2.

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Adverb creators: N.

There are creators that are compounded from two or more elemental creators. Examples:

Verb creators: Ga/eT, Ko/e/öD, Ta/eT, Ha/eT, U/ÜL, etc.

Noun creators: Sá/éG, etc.

Adverb creators: U/ÜL, etc.

etc.

(Some compound creators could be considered as coming from root using frequently as postfix, e.g:

Ha/eT)

The system of creators is a very strict, organic system; every creator has its well‐defined task in

creating new words from the original one. If you wish to read a more detailed description of the system,

please see our book on treasures of the Hungarian language 3 . Here we could present only some part of it

to give foretaste.

Let us see an example for some part of our creator‐system: the verb creators.

The verb‐creators

The creation of verbs is a complex, defined, logical system; every verb creator has its own

well‐defined, clear task and role. This task and role are highly correlated with the nature and features of

the main phoneme of the creator. Let us examine only the elemental creators now.

T

It is a very strong plosive, we produce it at the dental area, tongue stops to the teeth and snap up. Its

role is quite obvious as creator; we use T mainly as the creator of strong activity, acting on, affecting to

someone else, e.g. dolgoz‐tat, mos‐at, okos‐ít, zöld‐ít, etc.

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Molnár Zsolt – Molnárné Czeglédi Cecília: A tiszta magyar nyelv kincseinek megőrzése és tanítása (Preserving and Teaching

the Treasures of the Pure Hungarian Language), Püski Kiadó, 2009.

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