-aire

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See also: aire

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -arium, the accusative of -arius.

Suffix[edit]

-aire

  1. -ary (adjectival suffix)
  2. -ary (nominal suffix)

Derived terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Old French, ultimately from Latin -ārium, the accusative of -ārius.

Suffix[edit]

-aire m

  1. agentive affix, similar to English -er, -or

Usage notes[edit]

  • This affix forms masculine nouns of the fourth declension:

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-aire

  1. -er; suffix used to form agent nouns.

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old French, ultimately from Latin -ārium, the accusative of -ārius.

Suffix[edit]

-aire m

  1. Agentive affix, similar to English -er, -or

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]