-φόρος

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Greek[edit]

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-φόρο (-fóro)

Suffix[edit]

-φόρος (-fóros)  

  1. used to form a noun for something or someone that, actually or figuratively, carries what the attached word expresses
    άχθος ("burden")   x   αχθοφόρος ("porter")
    πετρέλαιο ("petrol")   x   πετρελαιοφόρο ("petrol or oil tanker")
  2. used to form an adjective which indicates the actual or figurative carrying of what the attached word expresses
    κέρατο ("horn")   x   κερασφόρος ("horned")
    θάνατος ("death")   x   θανατηφόρος ("lethal")

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