-ier etymology

French word -ier comes from Middle French -ier

Detailed word origin of -ier

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ier Middle French (frm) (suffix forming or denoting a verb). (suffix forming or denoting an agent noun, often a profession).
-ier French (fra) Used to form the names of jobs. Used to form the names of ships. Used to form the names of trees bearing a particular type of fruit.

Words with the same origin as -ier

Descendants of -ier
avaler calmer collier dos dossier embrasser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager prisonnier profiter quartier raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé tarder taré tester