See also: Erie

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -erie, inherited from Latin -arius and Latin -ator.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-erie

  1. denoting a shop selling a certain product.
    bijouterie
    jeweler's
  2. denoting an organization specializing in a given field
    huilerie
    oil refinery
  3. denoting an object used to perform an action
    soufflerie
    blower
  4. denoting nouns describing qualities or properties
    tricherie
    cheating

Derived termsEdit



Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -arius and Latin -ator.

SuffixEdit

-erie

  1. used to form feminine nouns

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: -erij
  • English: -ery
  • French: -erie