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-iero

See also: iero and iero-

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier -yero, from French -ier.

SuffixEdit

-iero

  1. a case which contains or sustains the thing indicated by the root
    kandelo (candle) + ‎-iero → ‎kandeliero (candlestick)
    plumo (pen) + ‎-iero → ‎plumiero (penholder)
    sigaro (cigar) + ‎-iero → ‎sigariero (cigar tube)
    pomo (apple) + ‎-iero → ‎pomiero (apple tree)
    lanco (lance) + ‎-iero → ‎lanciero (lancer)

Derived termsEdit



ItalianEdit

SuffixEdit

-iero

  1. -ery (attributive)

Derived termsEdit


Usage notesEdit

  • Used to form adjectives (of French origin) associated with a particular trade, and related to a noun formed from -iere.