-ar

-ar1
suffix
1》 (forming adjectives) of the kind specified: molecular.
2》 forming nouns such as scholar. Compare with -er5.
Origin
from OFr. -aire, -ier, or from L. -aris.
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-ar2
suffix forming nouns such as pillar.
Origin
via OFr. from L. -are (neut. of -aris).
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-ar3
suffix forming nouns such as bursar.
Origin
from OFr. -aire, -ier, or from L. -arius, -arium.
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-ar4
suffix alteration of -er1, -or1 (as in liar).

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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