See also: ari, Ari, arī, arı, ári, Ári, arí, and -arí

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse -ari ‎(suffix used to create agent nouns from verbs), ultimately from Medieval Latin and Middle Low German; from Latin -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-ari m (genitive singular -ara, plural -arar)

  1. -er, -or; (a masculine suffix used to form agent nouns from verb and noun stems)
    at baka ‎(to bake) + -aribakari ‎(a baker).

DeclensionEdit

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative -ari -arin -arar -ararnir
Accusative -ara -aran -arar -ararnar
Dative -ara -aranum -arum -arunum
Genitive -ara -arans -ara -aranna

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse -ari ‎(suffix used to create agent nouns from verbs). This suffix is not Germanic, ultimately deriving from the Latin -arius through borrowings, and lives on in different disguises in the Germanic languages, e.g., in the German -er, used for the same purpose.

SuffixEdit

-ari m ‎(genitive singular -ara, plural -arar)

  1. -er, -or; (a masculine suffix used to form agent nouns from verb and noun stems)
    leika ‎(to act) + -arileikari ‎(an actor).

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *-ārijaz

SuffixEdit

-āri

  1. used to form agent nouns
    from nouns: buochāri ‎(scholar) from buoch ‎(book)
    from verbs: hëlfāri ‎(helper) from hëlfan ‎(to help)
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *warjaz.

SuffixEdit

-āri

  1. used to form demonyms
    Baiāri ‎(Bavarian)
    Romāri ‎(Roman)
DescendantsEdit



Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed as part of Medieval Latin and Middle Low German words. In both cases, it stems from Latin -ārius. The suffix -ari replaced the native suffix -i which was used for agent nouns before: skytari ‎(shooter, bowman) instead of skyti ‎(shooter, bowman), both derived from skjóta ‎(to shoot).[1]

SuffixEdit

-ari m

  1. a suffix used to create agent nouns from verbs; such as shooter, bowman, from skjóta ‎(to shoot)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olav Næs, Norsk Grammatikk — Ordlære, 1952; p. 246

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ārium, -ārius.

SuffixEdit

-ari

  1. -ary (nominal suffix)
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