-ar etymology

English word -ar comes from Latin -arium

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Detailed word origin of -ar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-arium Latin (lat) Used to form nouns denoting a "place where things are kept" from other nouns.
-ar English (eng) Forming nouns such as vicar, exemplar, bursar, etc.

Words with the same origin as -ar

Descendants of -arium
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