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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ātor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.tɔr/
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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 + ‎-ator → ‎gladiātor
    malleus + ‎-ator → ‎malleātor
Derived termsEdit


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 -ator

SuffixEdit

-ator m

  1. used to form nouns

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ator

SuffixEdit

-ator m

  1. used to form nouns

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit


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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