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1. masculine noun Ex-husband.

Etymology: From eix- plus marit.


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1. derivative prefix Added to a word, it derives a new meaning of outside, without something, former relationship, etc. Example: eixmarit, ex-husband; eixventerăre, to shit.

Etymology: From Latin ex-.


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1. masculine noun Elephant.

Etymology: From Greek elephas via Latin elephantus.


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1. feminine noun Mare.

Etymology: From Latin equa.

False friends: equal (English) = èqwal.


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1. transitive verb To light, to turn on, to put on.

Etymology: From Latin incendere.


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1. derivative suffix Added to a noun, it derives a new noun or adjective. It is used for the name of the worker of a specific profession, to express abundance or relationship. Examples: poim (noun), poem, poimer (noun), book of poems; lata (noun), milk, later (noun), milkman; champ (noun), countryside, champer (adjective), related to the countryside; flora (noun), flower; florer (noun), vase.

Etymology: From Latin -ariu.


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1. derivative suffix Added to a noun, it derives the corresponding verb. Example: coup (noun), hit, coupejăre (verb), to hit.

Etymology: From Greek -izein via Latin -idiare or -iare.


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1. derivative suffix Added to a noun, an adjective or a verb, it creates a new verb. Examples: noix (noun), night, noixeçre (verb), to get dark; ouscur (adjective), dark, ouscureçre (verb), to get dark; paraulăre (verb), to speak, paraulateçre (verb), to chatter.

Etymology: From Latin -escere.


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1. copulative verb To be (something you are).

2. intransitive verb To be (situation, place, time).

3. auxiliary verb To be (passive voice). It is followed by a participle. If present, the agent complement is headed by the preposition pur. Example: As chartas eseiren scriwatas pur ou soudat per sa fama, the letters were written by the soldier to his wife.

4. masculine noun Being.

Etymology: From Latin essere.

~ homã

[ˈesəɾe oˈma]

1. masculine noun Human being, Man (in general).

~ per

[ˈesəɾe peɾ]

1. periphrastic verb It expresses a near future or something about to happen. It is followed by an infinitive. Example: S’eh per pluggăre, it’s about to rain.



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1. copulative conjunction See e (2).


1. derivative suffix Used for diminutives, to give an idea of little measurement or size, brief duration, scarce importance or affection within the family. Example: marit, husband, maritet, expression said to your husband as a sign of love and affection; pet, chest, petet, nipple.

Etymology: From Latin -ittu.