See also: tore, töre, and Tore

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -tōrem, the accusative singular of -tor, from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s. Cognate to French -eur, -teur, Spanish -dor.

SuffixEdit

-tore (feminine -trice)

  1. Added to verbs to form masculine nouns and adjectives from verbs with the sense of "person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, or having"; -er; -or
    comprare (to buy) + ‎-tore → ‎compratore (buyer)
    vibrare (to vibrate) + ‎-tore → ‎vibratore (vibrator)
    giocare (to play) + ‎-tore → ‎giocatore (player)

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

  • -sore (used with verbs ending in -dere)

LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-tōre

  1. ablative singular of -tor