-aire

See also: aire

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -arium, the accusative of -arius.

SuffixEdit

-aire

  1. -ary (adjectival suffix)
  2. -ary (nominal suffix)

Derived termsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish, from Old French, ultimately from Latin -ārium, the accusative of -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-aire m

  1. agentive affix, similar to English -er, -or

Usage notesEdit

  • This affix forms masculine nouns of the fourth declension:

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


OccitanEdit

SuffixEdit

-aire

  1. -er; suffix used to form agent nouns.

Derived termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old French, ultimately from Latin -ārium, the accusative of -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-aire m

  1. Agentive affix, similar to English -er, -or

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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