-αδόρος

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately (through Venetian -ador) from Latin -ator

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-αδόρος (-adórosm

  1. added to another noun or verb to create agent nouns denoting illegal or negative actions:
    κομπίνα (kompína, racket) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎κομπιναδόρος (kompinadóros, racketeer)
    λουφάρω (loufáro, to skive) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎λουφαδόρος (loufadóros, skiver)
  2. added to another noun or verb to create agent nouns denoting great ability at something:
    μπάλα (bála, ball) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎μπαλαδόρος (baladóros, skilled footballer)
    καντάδα (kantáda, serenade) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎κανταδόρος (kantadóros, serenader)
  3. added to another noun or verb to create agent nouns denoting employment:
    παρκάρω (parkáro, to park) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎παρκαδόρος (parkadóros, valet car parker)
    πίτσα (pítsa, pizza) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎πιτσαδόρος (pitsadóros, pizza maker)
  4. added to another noun or verb to create agent nouns denoting implements or tools:
    κοτσάρω (kotsáro, to hitch or connect) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎κοτσαδόρος (kotsadóros, tow bar/trailer hitch)
    μαρκάρω (markáro, to mark) + ‎-αδόρος (-adóros) → ‎μαρκαδόρος (markadóros, marker)

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