-or etymology

Latin word -or comes from Proto-Indo-European *-os

Detailed word origin of -or

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Creates nouns from verb stems denoting the performance or action of that verb. Creates action nouns or result nouns from verbs.
* -oss Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-or Latin (lat) Used to form a third-declension masculine abstract noun from a verb root or conceived root form.

Words with the same origin as -or

Descendants of *-os
amor amorem timor umor