-ar etymology

English word -ar comes from Latin -aris

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Detailed word origin of -ar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-aris Latin (lat) Used to form an adjective, usually from a noun, indicating a relationship or a pertaining to.
-ar English (eng) 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.

Words with the same origin as -ar

Descendants of -aris
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