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GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German -ieren, borrowed from Old French -ier.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ieren

  1. Semantically neutral suffix used in some verbs, usually derived from Latin, French, or Italian.
    parlierento talk, to chatter
    spazierento take a walk
  2. Factitive verb suffix, again used chiefly with borrowed terms, but occasionally with German stems as well.
    Möbel (furniture) + ‎-ieren → ‎möblieren (to furnish)
    Zentrum (centre) + ‎-ieren → ‎zentrieren (to centre)
    halb (half) + ‎-ieren → ‎halbieren (to halve)
    Buchstabe (letter) + ‎-ieren → ‎buchstabieren (to spell)

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Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ier.

SuffixEdit

-ieren

  1. used in verbs, indicating the action of doing something related to the first part of the word

Related termsEdit