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See also: iere and -ière

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French -ier, from Latin -arius. Doublet of the inherited suffix -aio.

SuffixEdit

-iere m (feminine -iera)

  1. -er, -or

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Used to form masculine nouns (of French origin) that represent a person who makes or sells a specified article.
  • It also happens to be the suffix of a few -ere verbs.

See alsoEdit