-tóir

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See also: toir and tóir

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Latin -tor.

Suffix[edit]

-tóir m

  1. -er (suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does (or a thing that does) something)
    múin(teach, verb) + ‎-tóir → ‎múinteoir(teacher)
    inneal(engine, noun) + ‎-tóir → ‎innealtóir(engineer)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • All nouns in -tóir are masculine nouns of the third declension;
  • The form is -teoir for roots ending in a slender consonant.

Derived terms[edit]