-ero

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Suffix[edit]

-ero

  1. One of many objects of the same kind.
    e.g. sablo ‎(sand) + ‎-ero → ‎sablero ‎(grain of sand)

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English -er, French -eur, German -er, Russian -ер ‎(-er).

Suffix[edit]

-ero

  1. suffix denoting a person occupied in a customary though not professional activity or occupation
    boxar ‎(to box) + ‎-ero → ‎boxero ‎((amateur) boxer)
  2. suffix denoting an animal or even thing with a characteristic action
    rodar ‎(to gnaw) + ‎-ero → ‎rodero ‎(rodent)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ārius -ārium, with metathesis of "i" (through a Vulgar Latin form *-airu). Compare Portuguese -eiro.

Suffix[edit]

-ero m ‎(feminine counterpart -era)

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

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