-ar etymology

Old High German word -ar comes from Proto-Indo-European *-rós (Forms adjectives from |wikipedia:Caland system| roots.)

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Detailed word origin of -ar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-rós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Forms adjectives from |wikipedia:Caland system| roots.
*-raz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Forms adjectives from verbal roots, which usually appear in the zero-grade.
-ar Old High German (goh)