-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 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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