Meaning of -AR in English


ə(r) sometimes ˌär or ˌȧ adjective suffix

Etymology: Middle English -ar, -er, from Old French & Latin; Old French -er, from Latin -aris, alteration (after bases containing l ) of -alis -al

: of or belonging to

line ar

molecul ar

nucle ar

pol ar

: being

spectacul ar

triangul ar

: resembling

annul ar

oracul ar

— chiefly in words containing l and often accompanied by change of final postconsonantal -le of the base word to -ul-

angul ar

muscul ar

titul ar

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