-ere

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ere (second and third conjugations).

SuffixEdit

-ere

  1. Used, with a stem, to form the infinitive of many Italian verbs.

Usage notesEdit

  • See ricevere as an example of a regular -ere verb.
  • There are two groups of irregular -ere verbs:
    • Those in the first group have multiple irregularities (sometimes even in the infinitive), but several related verbs are conjugated in the same way
    • Those in the second group have irregular past participles and/or, in the past historic have an irregular stem in the first- and third-person singular and the third-person plural

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LatinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ēre

  1. second-person singular present passive subjunctive of

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *-āri, -ere, from Proto-Germanic *-ārijaz ‎(masc. agent suffix).

SuffixEdit

-ere m

  1. Forms agent nouns from verbs.

Derived termsEdit

Category Middle Dutch words suffixed with -ere not found


DescendantsEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed as part of Latin, French or German verbs. Cognate to French -er, German -ieren, Swedish -era.

SuffixEdit

-ere

  1. Used in verbs derived from Latin, French or German, indicating the action of doing the first part of the word; such as revolusjonere ‎(to revolutionise), from revolusjon ‎(revolution).



Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-ārijaz ‎(masc. agent suffix), from Latin -arius ‎(masc. agent suffix).

SuffixEdit

-ere m

  1. masculine agent suffix, originally applied only to nouns
    fuglere ‎(fowler), from fugol ‎(fowl, bird)

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-ere

  1. Nominative singular of -or (agent noun suffix)
    Le chanteor →‎ li chantere
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