See also: ator, -átor, -atör, and -ător

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin -ātor.

SuffixEdit

-ator

  1. used to form agent nouns, usually from verbs that have the ending -ate

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ātor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.tɔr/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-ator

  1. used to form agent nouns, usually from verbs that have the ending -eren

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

By rebracketing of words formed from first conjugation verbs, such as cūrātor (cūrāre + -tor), where -ā- is part of the stem.

SuffixEdit

-ātor

  1. Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er
    gladius (sword) + ‎-ātor → ‎gladiātor (gladiator)
    malleus (hammer) + ‎-ātor → ‎malleātor (hammerer)
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Bokmål: -ator
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: -ator

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Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-ātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ātor (-ator, -er), a form of -tor (-er), from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s.

SuffixEdit

-ator m

  1. used to form nouns

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ator

SuffixEdit

-ator m

  1. used to form nouns

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ator (Cyrillic spelling -атор)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession or a performer, used chiefly for words of Latin origin.

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