-τωρ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-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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ReferencesEdit

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