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French

Suffix

-re

  1. One of the three main verb endings, along with -er and -ir.

Usage notes

  • 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.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Suffix

-re

  1. on
    tedd a szőnyegre - put it on the carpet

Usage notes

Used with front vowel words. The back vowel version is -ra.


Romanian

Suffix

-re

  1. attached to the ends of verb infinitives to form nouns, meaning the action or result of
    traducere - translating, translation (the action or result of translation)
    conjugare - conjugating, conjugation (the action or result of conjugation)
    vorbire - speech, speaking (the action or result of speech)

Usage notes

Most verb infinitives simply add -re, but second conjugation verbs (those ending in -ea) drop the a before adding the suffix.

Type 1

cânta becomes cântare
lucra becomes lucrare

Type 2

plăcea becomes plăcere
vedea becomes vedere

Type 3

cere becomes cerere
fute becomes futere

Type 4

vorbi becomes vorbire
iubi becomes iubire

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