-ur

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Icelandic[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ur

  1. Occurs as the nominative singular ending in every class of strong masculine nouns, although not exclusively.
  2. Occurs as the nominative and accusative ending for many neutral, strong nouns in both numbers.
  3. Occurs as the nominative singular ending for a few feminine strong nouns.
  4. Most weak, feminine nouns take this ending in the nominative and accusative plural.
  5. The majority of strong, masculine adjectives end in -ur in the nominative.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -our (later Anglo-Norman)

Etymology[edit]

Latin -or

Suffix[edit]

-ur

  1. (early Anglo-Norman) -er, used for form agent nouns

Swedish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ur

  1. -ure; making an art or profession from an occupation, e.g. arkitekt (architect) → arkitektur (architecture)

Derived terms[edit]