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From a suffix, which in Proto-Germanic time was borrowed from Latin -arius. Cognate with Dutch -er and (with a secondary d) -der.
- someone who practices the action signified by the verb, the stem of which the suffix has been appended onto
- something with which one can implement the action signified by the verb, the stem of which the suffix has been appended onto
- ^ A. van Loey, "Schönfeld's Historische Grammatica van het Nederlands", Zutphen, 8. druk, 1970, ISBN 90-03-21170-1; § 175