-ar etymology

Serbo-Croatian 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.
*-arjь Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) -er; derives agent nouns, signifying someone who is connected to something, often by trade or profession.. Denominal:. Deverbal (from the present stem):.
-ar Serbo-Croatian (hbs) Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, person who does something or an animal.

Words with the same origin as -ar

Descendants of -arium
-ар direktorij direktorijum kalendar директоријум календар