-ero

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Suffix[edit]

-ero

  1. One of many objects of the same kind; e.g. sablo sand, sablero grain of sand.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -arius, with metathesis of "i" (-airus). Compare French -aire, Portuguese -eiro

Suffix[edit]

-ero m (feminine counterpart -era)

  1. forms occupations from nouns
    Examples: vaca (cow) → vaquero (cowboy)
  2. forms places where a noun general resides
    Examples: llave (key) → llavero (key ring)
  3. forms adjective from nouns
    Examples: casa (house) → casero (homely)
  4. form tree names from its fruit.
    Examples: albaricoque (apricot) → albaricoquero (apricot tree)

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