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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • after continuants, except ɫ~l and ʎ IPA(key): /ˈðo/
  • elsewhere IPA(key): /ˈdo/

SuffixEdit

-dor m ‎(plural -dors, feminine -dora)

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

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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SuffixEdit

-dor m ‎(feminine -dora, plural -dores, feminine plural -doras) (also, f -triz).

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

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EtymologyEdit

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

SuffixEdit

-dor m ‎(feminine -dora, plural -dores, feminine plural -doras)

  1. Forming (usually agent) nouns and adjectives from verbs. The form used depends on the suffix of verb being appended: for -ar verbs use -ador (-adora), for -er verbs -edor (-edora), and for -ir verbs -idor (-idora).
  2. Forming derivatives of other nouns:
    leña ‎(firewood) + ‎-dor → ‎leñador ‎(wood cutter)

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