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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German -ieren (ultimately from Latin -āre) + -овать (-ovatʹ) (or -ова́ть (-ovátʹ) in its final-stressed variant).

PronunciationEdit

  • -и́ровать: IPA(key): [ˈʲirəvətʲ]
  • -ирова́ть: IPA(key): [ʲɪrɐˈvatʲ]

SuffixEdit

-и́ровать or -ирова́ть (-írovatʹ or -irovátʹ)

  1. a productive verbal suffix, also used to create new verbs, especially from loanwords

Usage notesEdit

  • The verbs can be biaspectual or belong to just one aspect, and can be either transitive or intransitive. The form -и́ровать is significantly more common than the final-stressed form -ирова́ть.

ConjugationEdit

imperfective

perfective

Derived termsEdit