-ér

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ér

  1. (noun suffix) Added to a verb to form a noun indicating the place of the action or the doer or the result of the action.
    fűz ‎(to string, thread) → füzér ‎(garland; string)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (noun suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ár is added to back vowel words
    -ér is added to front vowel words

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Mandarin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ér

  1. Pinyin transliteration of -儿 / Pinyin transliteration of -兒 (young one; child) (literally "son"; ér//)

Usage notes[edit]

This most prominently appears in Northern Mandarin varieties, especially Beijing dialect. It is mostly absent in Taiwanese Mandarin.

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