Ancient Greek Edit

Etymology Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *-tōr. Cognate with Latin -tor.

Pronunciation Edit


Suffix Edit

-τωρ (-tōrm (genitive -τορος); third declension

  1. Used to form agent nouns
    δώτωρ (dṓtōr, a giver), from δίδωμι (dídōmi, to give)

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See also Edit

References Edit

  • Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920), “Part III: Formation of Words”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, § 839.3