From gerō (“to carry, to bear”). Compare -fer (“-bearing, -carrying”).
-ger (feminine -gera, neuter -gerum); first/second-declension suffix (nominative masculine singular in -er)
- Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.
- The adjectives created with this suffix tend to be poetic and also have an analogous (and often more common) form created with the suffix -fer.
First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).