ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ōrem, accusative form of -or, for earlier -ōs, from Proto-Indo-European *-ōs, for original **-oss.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o.re/, [oːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: -ó‧re

SuffixEdit

-ore m (plural -ori)

  1. Added to a verb or adjective to form a masculine abstract noun.
    Synonyms: -aggine, -ità, -itudine, -ezza
    gonfiare (to swell) + ‎-ore → ‎gonfiore (swelling, noun)
    rosso (red) + ‎-ore → ‎rossore (redness)
  2. Added to a verb to form an agent noun.
    Synonym: -tore
    professare (to profess) + ‎-ore → ‎professore (professor)
    invadere (to invade) + ‎-ore → ‎invasore (invader)

Derived termsEdit



LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-ōre

  1. ablative singular of -or