-ear

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See also: ear, EAR, 'ear, and èar

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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-ear

  1. Forming nouns from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’
    slànaich (heal, cure) + -earslànaighear (healer, savior)
  2. Forming nouns from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing which does’
    drùis (lechery, licentiousness, lust) + -eardrùisear (whoremonger, fornicator, lecher)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin -idiāre, -izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein), whence also Portuguese -izar (re-borrowed from Latin later), Catalan -ejar, French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar Romanian -ez, Spanish -ear.

Suffix[edit]

-ear

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns, equivalent to English -ize
    guerra (war) + -earguerrear (to war)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin -idiāre, -izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein), whence also Spanish -izar (re-borrowed from Latin later), Catalan -ejar, French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar Romanian -ez, Portuguese -ear and -ejar.

Suffix[edit]

-ear

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns, equivalent to English -ize
    humo (steam) + -earhumear (to steam)

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