-ear

See also: ear, EAR, 'ear, and èar

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *-idiāre, -izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν ‎(-ízein), whence also Portuguese -izar (re-borrowed from Latin later), Catalan -ejar, French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar Romanian -ez, Spanish -ear.

SuffixEdit

-ear

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns, equivalent to English -ize
    guerra ‎(war) + -earguerrear ‎(to war)

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Scottish GaelicEdit

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SuffixEdit

-ear

  1. Forming nouns from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’
    slànaich ‎(heal, cure) + -earslànaighear ‎(healer, savior)
  2. Forming nouns from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing which does’
    drùis ‎(lechery, licentiousness, lust) + -eardrùisear ‎(whoremonger, fornicator, lecher)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin -idiāre, -izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν ‎(-ízein), whence also Spanish -izar (re-borrowed from Latin later), Catalan -ejar, French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar Romanian -ez, Portuguese -ear and -ejar.

SuffixEdit

-ear

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns, equivalent to English -ize
    humo ‎(steam) + -earhumear ‎(to steam)

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