-ero

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See also: ero, Ero, erő, -erò, and e-rờ

Esperanto[edit]

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 other thing with a characteristic action
    rodar (to gnaw) + ‎-ero → ‎rodero (rodent)
    krozar (to cruise) + ‎-ero → ‎krozero (cruiser)
    (neologism) komputar (to compute) + ‎-ero → ‎komputero (computer)

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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. Doublet of the borrowed suffix -ario.

Suffix[edit]

-ero m (feminine counterpart -era)

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

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