-tore

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See also: tore, töre, and Tore

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -torem, the accusative singular of -tor, from Proto-Italic *-tōr, from Proto-Indo-European *-tōr < *-tor-s. Cognate to French -eur, -teur, Spanish -dor.

Suffix[edit]

-tore ‎(feminine -trice)

  1. Forming masculine nouns and adjectives from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’, compare English -er and -or
    comprare ‎(to buy) → compratore ‎(buyer)

Derived terms[edit]


See also[edit]

  • -sore (used with verbs ending in -dere)

Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-tōre

  1. ablative singular of -tor