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-are

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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Italian

Suffix

-are

  1. used, with a stem, to form the infinitive of most regular Italian verbs

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Swedish

Suffix

-are

  1. (on adjectives) Regular construction of comparative
    ful - fulare (ugly - uglier)
  2. Used to form the names of residents or inhabitants of particular places; in particular towns/cities
    stockholmare - person from Stockholm.
  3. (on verbs) Denotes a person or object who (regularly) performs the action of the verb.
    klättrare = climber
    (of klättra = to climb)

Usage notes

If added to a a-final stem, the two adjacent a:s merge into one single a.

Synonyms

person from
  • -bo (3) (Does always work, in some cases not as common as -are, though.)

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