-ejar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *-idiāre, *-izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein), whence also -itzar (re-borrowed from Latin later), French -oyer, Italian -eggiare, Occitan -ejar, Romanian -ez, Spanish and Portuguese -ear.

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-ejar (first-person singular present -ejo, past participle -ejat)

  1. Forms verbs from adjectives and nouns.

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *-idiāre, *-izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein). See also the borrowing -isar.

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-ejar

  1. forms verbs from adjectives and nouns

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -ejar, from Vulgar Latin *-idiare, *-izāre, which was formed after Ancient Greek -ίζειν (-ízein). Doublet of -izar, later borrowed from the same source.

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Suffix[edit]

-ejar

  1. -le (forms verbs with the frequentative aspect)
    gota (drop) + ‎-ejar → ‎gotejar (to drip)
  2. forms verbs meaning “to use, apply or perform [the suffixed noun]”
    vela (sail) + ‎-ejar → ‎velejar (to sail)

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