DutchEdit

SuffixEdit

-der m (plural -ders, feminine -ster)

  1. appended to the stem of a verb, it yields a noun which signifies the subject who performs the action of that verb (see agent noun)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -atóir, from Latin -tor, -tōrem.

SuffixEdit

-der m

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does (or a thing that does) something.
    çhengey ("language") → çhengeyder ("linguist")
    yl-phoosey ("polygamy") → yl-phooseyder ("polygamist")

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