See also: aire

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin -arium, the accusative of -arius. Compare the inherited doublet -ier.

SuffixEdit

-aire

  1. -ary (adjectival suffix)
  2. -ary (nominal suffix)

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -aire, from Old French [Term?], ultimately from Latin -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-aire m ‎(genitive singular -aire, nominative plural -airí)

  1. -er, -or (agentive suffix)

Usage notesEdit

  • This suffix forms masculine nouns of the fourth declension.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit



OccitanEdit

SuffixEdit

-aire

  1. -er; suffix used to form agent nouns.

Derived termsEdit



Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old French [Term?], ultimately from Latin -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-aire m

  1. Agentive affix, similar to English -er, -or

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

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