-fer

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See also: fer, fér, fèr, fær, fer-, and f***er

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-fer (masculine, feminine -fera, masculine plural -fers, feminine plural -feres)

  1. -ferous; which contains, bearing
    una pedra plumbífera
    a lead-bearing rock

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *-feros. Related to ferō (to bear, to carry). Compare -ger from gerō. Akin to Proto-Germanic *bēriz.

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Suffix[edit]

-fer (feminine -fera, neuter -ferum); first/second-declension suffix (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. -bearing, -carrying, -bringing

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative -fer -fera -ferum -ferī -ferae -fera
Genitive -ferī -ferae -ferī -ferōrum -ferārum -ferōrum
Dative -ferō -ferō -ferīs
Accusative -ferum -feram -ferum -ferōs -ferās -fera
Ablative -ferō -ferā -ferō -ferīs
Vocative -fer -fera -ferum -ferī -ferae -fera

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