Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin -tōrem, from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s.

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(after continuants, except [ɫ⁓l] and /ʎ/)

(elsewhere)

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-dor m (noun-forming suffix, plural -dors, feminine -dora)

  1. forms agent nouns and adjectives from verbs; the vowel of the infinitive is kept, i.e. -ador, -edor, -idor
  2. forms agent nouns from another noun associated with the action
    llenya (firewood) + ‎-dor → ‎llenyador (wood cutter)

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Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Latin -tōrem, accusative of -tor, from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s.

Suffix edit

-dor m (noun-forming suffix, plural -dores, feminine -dora, feminine plural -doras)

  1. -er, -or; forms agent nouns from verbs

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-dor (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -dora, masculine plural -dores, feminine plural -doras)

  1. -y, -ous, -ing, -ive; forms adjectives indicating habitually performing the specified verb
    durmir (to sleep) + ‎-dor → ‎durmidor (sleepy)
    encantar (to enchant) + ‎-dor → ‎encantador (charming)
    falar (to talk) + ‎-dor → ‎falador (talkative)

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From

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse -dórr, from Þórr. Cognate with Faroese -dórur, and Icelandic -dór.

Prefiks edit

-dor m (definite -doren)

  1. Thor (used in male given names)

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Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese -dor, from Latin -tōrem (-er), from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s.

Pronunciation edit

 
 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal, São Paulo) -oɾ, (Brazil) -oʁ

Suffix edit

-dor m (noun-forming suffix, plural -dores, feminine -dora or -triz, feminine plural -doras or -trizes)

  1. forms agent nouns from verbs; -er, -or
    matar (to kill) + ‎-dor → ‎matador (killer)

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Spanish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin -tor, from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s.

Suffix edit

-dor m (noun-forming suffix, plural -dores, feminine -dora, feminine plural -doras)
-dor (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -dora, masculine plural -dores, feminine plural -doras)

  1. -er, -or forms nouns (usually agent nouns) and adjectives from verbs
    abrir (open) + ‎-dor → ‎abridor (opener)
    contaminar (pollute) + ‎-dor → ‎contaminador (polluter)
    coordinar (coordinate) + ‎-dor → ‎coordinador (coordinator)
    maltratar (beat / abuse / batter) + ‎-dor → ‎maltratador (beater / abuser / batterer)
  2. forms derivatives of other nouns
    leña (firewood) + ‎-dor → ‎leñador (wood cutter)

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Uzbek edit

Other scripts
Cyrillic -дор (-dor)
Latin -dor
Perso-Arabic ـدار

Etymology edit

Inherited from Chagataiـدار⁩, from Persianـدار(-dâr).

Suffix edit

-dor

  1. having, possessing, holding
    hukm + ‎-dor → ‎hukmdor

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