-eur

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See also: eur, EUR, eür, eur-, eur., and Eur.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French -eur, from Old French -eor, -or, from Latin -ator, -tor. In some senses, from Latin -or.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈøːr/
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Suffix[edit]

-eur

  1. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French -eur, from Old French -eor, -or, from Latin -ātor, -tor.

Suffix[edit]

-eur m (feminine -euse)

  1. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.
    Coordinate terms: -euse, -rice, -srice, -trice (feminine)
Descendants[edit]
  • German: -eur
  • Swedish: -ör

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin -or, -ōs.

Suffix[edit]

-eur f

  1. Used to form abstract nouns from adjectives; -ness, -o(u)r.

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French -eur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eur m

  1. Used to form (male) agent nouns from verbs.

Derived terms[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French -eur, -eor, -or.

Suffix[edit]

-eur m (feminine equivalent -euse)

  1. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eur

  1. Alternative form of -or (both etymologies)

Derived terms[edit]