-baar

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Proto-Germanic *bēriz, which belongs to the verb *beraną ‎(to bear). See English bear (verb). Cognate with German -bar, Latin -fer.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-baar

  1. -able, indicates an action can be performed.
    • bruikbaar
      • usable

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Adolphe van Loey, "Schönfeld's historische grammatica van het Nederlands", Zutphen, 1954, 5de druk; § 165c