-ore

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ōrem, accusative form of -or, for earlier -ōs, from Proto-Indo-European *-ōs, for original **-oss.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.re/, [oːr̺e]
  • Stress: -óre
  • Hyphenation: -o‧re

Suffix[edit]

-ore m (plural -ori)

  1. used to form a masculine abstract noun from a verb or adjective root
    gonfiare (to swell) + ‎-ore → ‎gonfiore (swelling, noun)
    rosso (red) + ‎-ore → ‎rossore (redness, adjective)

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ōre

  1. ablative singular of -or