Last modified on 5 July 2014, at 04:35

-are

See also: are, Are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, āre, and ārē

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -āre.

SuffixEdit

-are

  1. Used, with a stem, to form the infinitive of most regular verbs.

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LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-āre

  1. nominative neuter singular of -āris
  2. accusative neuter singular of -āris
  3. vocative neuter singular of -āris

SwedishEdit

SuffixEdit

-are

  1. (on adjectives) Regular construction of comparative: ful (ugly) → fulare (uglier)
  2. (on verbs) Denotes a person or object who (regularly) performs the action of the verb: klättra (climb) → klättrare (climber)
  3. Used to form the names of residents or inhabitants of particular places; in particular towns/cities: Stockholmstockholmare (Stockholmer). Note that the resulting word is not capitalized.

Usage notesEdit

If added to a a-final stem, the two adjacent a:s merge into one single a.

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SynonymsEdit

  • (person from): -bo (3) (in some cases not as common as -are')