-tore

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -torem, the accusative singular of -tor. Cognate to French -eur, -teur.

SuffixEdit

-tore ‎(feminine -trice)

  1. Forming masculine nouns and adjectives from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’, compare English -er and -or
    comprare ‎(to buy) → compratore ‎(buyer)

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

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

LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-tōre

  1. ablative singular of -tor
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