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English

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] -aris (of, pertaining to)

Suffix

-ar

  1. Of, near, or pertaining to; adjective suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
    line, linear
    alveolus, alveolar
    column, columnar

Usage notes

If the root word ends in r, the variant -al is often used instead. Sometimes both forms are used: linear, lineal.

Synonyms

Etymology 2

From Latin -arius or French -aire

Suffix

-ar

  1. Forming nouns such as vicar, exemplar, bursar, etc.

Etymology 3

Alteration of -er or -or

Suffix

-ar

  1. Forming nouns such as beggar, liar, pedlar, etc.

Bosnian

Suffix

-ar

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, person who does something or an animal.

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Croatian

Suffix

-ar

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, person who does something or an animal.

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Esperanto

Suffix

-ar

  1. Denotes a collection. Tree = arbo, forest = arbaro.

Latin

Suffix

-ar

  1. Indicates a first-person singular present passive subjunctive verb form in the second, third, and fourth conjugations.

Old Norse

Suffix

-ar

  1. possessive

Serbian

Suffix

-ar (Cyrillic spelling -ар)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, person who does something or an animal.

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Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] -aris.

Suffix

-ar

  1. Forming adjectives meaning membership or status
  2. Forming nouns indicating a place or growth or abundance
    sandía (watermelon) - sandiar (watermelon patch)
    haba (bean) - habar (bean patch)

Synonyms

  • (indicating a place):
  • -al

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