See also: Erie

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -erie; equivalent to -ier +‎ -ie.

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


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -erie. Some Middle English uses are new formations from -er +‎ -ie.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-erie

  1. Forms nouns denoting an art, craft, or practice.
  2. Forms nouns denoting the place where a practice is done.
  3. Forms nouns a group or collective.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: -ery, -ry
  • Scots: -ery, -ry

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -ier +‎ -ie.

SuffixEdit

-erie

  1. used to form feminine nouns

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit