See also: ero, Ero, erő, -erò, and e-rờ

EsperantoEdit

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SuffixEdit

-ero

  1. Denotes a particle of something.
    greno (grain) + ‎-ero → ‎grenero (seed of grain)
    sablo (sand) + ‎-ero → ‎sablero (grain of sand)

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English -erFrench -eurGerman -erRussian -ер (-er).

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SuffixEdit

-ero

  1. suffix denoting a person occupied in a customary though not professional activity or occupation
    boxar (to box) + ‎-ero → ‎boxero ((amateur) boxer)
  2. suffix denoting an animal or other thing with a characteristic action
    rodar (to gnaw) + ‎-ero → ‎rodero (rodent)
    krozar (to cruise) + ‎-ero → ‎krozero (cruiser)
    (neologism)komputar (to compute) + ‎-ero → ‎komputero (computer)

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Michoacán NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish -ero.

SuffixEdit

-ero

  1. Suffix that forms nouns and adjectives from nouns.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ārius -ārium, with metathesis of "i" (through a Vulgar Latin form *-airu). Compare Portuguese -eiro. Doublet of the borrowed suffix -ario.

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-ero m (plural -eros, feminine -era, feminine plural -eras)

  1. forms occupations and other agent nouns from nouns
    vaca (cow) + ‎-ero → ‎vaquero (cowboy)
    gaita (bagpipes) + ‎-ero → ‎gaitero (bagpiper)
  2. forms objects designed for use with another object
    llave (key) + ‎-ero → ‎llavero (key ring)
    moneda (coin) + ‎-ero → ‎monedero (purse)
  3. forms tree names from their fruit
    albaricoque (apricot) + ‎-ero → ‎albaricoquero (apricot tree)
    coco (coconut) + ‎-ero → ‎cocotero (coconut tree)
  4. forms places where collections can be found
    hormiga (ant) + ‎-ero → ‎hormiguero (anthill)
    estiércol (manure) + ‎-ero → ‎estercolero (dung heap)
    refrán (saying, proverb) + ‎-ero → ‎refranero (collection of proverbs)

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-ero (feminine -era, masculine plural -eros, feminine plural -eras)

  1. forms adjective from nouns denoting the qualities of the noun
    casa (house) + ‎-ero → ‎casero (homely)
    calle (street) + ‎-ero → ‎callejero (street (relational))
    traición (betrayal) + ‎-ero → ‎traicionero (treacherous)

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish -ero.

SuffixEdit

-ero (feminine counterpart -era)

  1. forms occupations and other agent nouns from nouns
    babae (woman) + ‎-ero → ‎babaero (womanizer)
    gitara (guitar) + ‎-ero → ‎gitarero (guitarist)
    musika (music) + ‎-ero → ‎musikero (musician)
    sabong (cockfight) + ‎-ero → ‎sabongero (cockfighter)
    salamangka (magic) + ‎-ero → ‎salamangkero (magician)
    tambol (drum) + ‎-ero → ‎tambolero (drummer)
    tinda (goods for sale) + ‎-ero → ‎tindero (vendor)
    tubo (pipe) + ‎-ero → ‎tubero (plumber)

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