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- Technically, -re is not a suffix or even a verb ending proper, as it is always part of a wider pattern in -dre, -ttre, -ire etc., and is only used as such for its practical aspect, as it groups verbs of very different conjugations, and several verbs of the third group do not end in -re.
- IPA: /ˈrɛ/
Used with front vowel words. The back vowel version is -ra.
- attached to the ends of verb infinitives to form nouns, meaning the action or result of
Most verb infinitives simply add -re, but second conjugation verbs (those ending in -ea) drop the a before adding the suffix.
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