Last modified on 30 June 2014, at 14:50

-der

DutchEdit

SuffixEdit

-der m (plural -ders)

  1. Alternative form of -er, used with words ending in -r.

ManxEdit

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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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