-are

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See also: are, Are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, āre, and ārē

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin -āre.

Suffix[edit]

-are

  1. Used, with a stem, to form the infinitive of most regular verbs.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin -ārem, accusative form of -āris.

Suffix[edit]

-are m or f (plural -ari)

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns.

Etymology 3[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-are f

  1. feminine plural of -aro

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-āre

  1. present active infinitive of (first conjugation)

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Suffix[edit]

-āre

  1. second-person singular present passive indicative/imperative of (first conjugation)

Etymology 3[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-āre

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of -āris

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -ari, from Proto-Germanic *-ōzô.

Suffix[edit]

-are

  1. (on adjectives) Regular construction of comparative: ful (ugly)fulare (uglier)
  2. (on verbs) Denotes a person or object who (regularly) performs the action of the verb: klättra (climb)klättrare (climber)
  3. Used to form the names of residents or inhabitants of particular places; in particular towns/cities: Stockholmstockholmare (Stockholmer). Note that the resulting word is not capitalized.

Usage notes[edit]

(noun): Unchanged in the plural nominative, this having what in Swedish is called nollplural (zero-plural).

Synonyms[edit]

  • (person from): -bo (3) (in some cases not as common as -are)

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