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  • suffix 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.
  • suffix Forming nouns such as vicar, exemplar, bursar, etc.
  • suffix Forming nouns such as beggar, liar, pedlar, etc.

Etymologies

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From Latin -aris ("of, pertaining to")

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From Latin -arius or French -aire

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Alteration of -er or -or

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