See also: der, dér, dêr, dër, and der-

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-der m (plural -ders)

  1. Alternative form of -er, used with words ending in -r, and sometimes -l and -n.

ManxEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -atóir, from Latin -tor, -tōrem.

SuffixEdit

-der m

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does (or a thing that does) something.
    çhengey (language) + ‎-der → ‎çhengeyder (linguist)
    yl-phoosey (polygamy) + ‎-der → ‎yl-phooseyder (polygamist)

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WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *-teros (comparative suffix[1]),[2] from Proto-Indo-European *-teros. Cognate with Cornish -der.

PronunciationEdit

Usage notesEdit

/tɛr/ and /dɛr/ are variants of the same suffix. /tɛr/ (phonetically [tʰɛr]) is always spelt -ter whereas /dɛr/ is represented by -ter after an unvoiced fricative (phonetically [tɛr]) and by -der after other voiced sounds (phonetically [dɛr]).

SuffixEdit

-der m (plural -derau)

  1. forming abstract nouns, -ness, -ment
    dewr (brave) + ‎-der → ‎dewrder (bravery)
    prin (rare, scarce) + ‎-der → ‎prinder (lack, scarcity)
    eang (wide) + ‎-der → ‎ehangder (breadth, expanse)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 143 iii (9)
  2. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “-der”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies