-ler

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See also: ler, LER, lèr, and lêr

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German suffix -er. Result of a wrong segmentation of nouns ending in -l and the suffix -er, in words like Sattler, Ziegler.

Suffix[edit]

-ler

  1. used to create agent nouns, similar to -er

Derived terms[edit]



Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

-ler (truncative)

  1. (verbalizing) provides with
    aki (currency, price) -> akilerpaa (pays)
    ateq (name) -> atserpaa (names, gives a name to)

Derived terms[edit]

Category Greenlandic words suffixed with -ler not found


References[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ler

  1. Used to form plurals of nouns.
    çiçekçiçekler
    Bu ülkede daima Mustafa Kemal'ler olacak. - There will always be people like Mustafa Kemal in this country.
    Teyzemlere gideceğiz. - We will go to my aunt's (home).

Usage notes[edit]

  • It's used when the noun's last vowel is a front vowel.
  • When the noun's last vowel is a back vowel, "-lar" is used instead.