-aire etymology

French word -aire comes from Latin -arius

Detailed word origin of -aire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-arius Latin (lat) (masculine only) -er; Used to form nouns denoting an agent of use, such as a dealer or artisan, from other nouns. Used to form adjectives from nouns or numerals.
-aire French (fra) -ary (adjectival suffix). -ary (nominal suffix).

Words with the same origin as -aire

Descendants of -arius
alimentaire anniversaire banquier chevalier commentaire cuisinier célibataire documentaire dos financier foyer grossier guerrier jardinier merdier nécessaire ordinaire ouvrier premier primaire prisonnier pêcher quartier secondaire évier