Last modified on 14 July 2014, at 10:29
See also: ear, EAR, 'ear, and èar

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ear

  1. Forming nouns from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’
    slànaighear
  2. Forming nouns from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing which does’
    drùisear

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin -idiāre, -izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein), whence also Spanish -izar (re-borrowed from Latin later), Catalan -ejar, French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar Romanian -ez, Portuguese -ear.

SuffixEdit

-ear

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns, equivalent to English -ize
    humo (steam) + -earhumear (to steam)

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