See also: eur, EUR, eür, eur-, eur., and Eur.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French -eur, from Old French -eor, -or, from Latin -ator, -tor. In some senses, from Latin -or.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈøːr/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-eur

  1. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French -eur, from Old French -eor/-or, from Latin -ātor and -tor. Doublet of -ateur.

SuffixEdit

-eur m (plural -eurs, feminine -euse)

  1. forms masculine agent nouns from verbs
    Coordinate terms: -euse, -rice, -srice, -trice (feminine)
DescendantsEdit
  • German: -eur
  • Swedish: -ör
  • Turkish: -ör

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French -our, from Latin -or, -ōs.

SuffixEdit

-eur f (plural -eurs)

  1. forms abstract nouns from adjectives; -ness, -o(u)r

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French -eur.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈøːr/, [ˈøːɐ̯], [ˈœɐ̯]
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-eur m (genitive -eurs, plural -eure, female -eurin or -euse)

  1. Suffix of agent nouns from verbs, mostly in French borrowings, but occasionally productive.

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-eur

  1. Alternative form of -our

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -eur, -eor, -or.

SuffixEdit

-eur m (feminine equivalent -euse)

  1. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

SuffixEdit

-eur

  1. Alternative form of -or (both etymologies)

Derived termsEdit