Words with the Suffixes OR, AR, and ER
In this video we examine the meaning of and words with the suffixes OR, AR, and ER. We will then examine 7 words with either the suffix OR, AR or ER. A helpful definition is given for each word and then an illustrated sentence example is provided.
Take a moment to look at the picture and then read the sentence. This is a good memory aid.
To improve your English, always look for connections and associations between words. In the seven words with the suffixes OR, AR, and ER, look out for a common characteristic.
Although 7 word examples are given, see how many other words you can think of that end with OR, AR, and ER.
Here is a transcript of the video “Words with the Suffixes OR, AR, and ER ” . . .
The suffixes OR, AR and ER mean:
- one who
- that which
These are some of the simplest suffixes and you will see numerous examples of them if you take note when you reading or listening.
Here are some examples:
Definition: a person who is trained in medicine and the healing arts
In the picture we see a friendly doctor shaking hands with a patient.
Sentence example: This doctor always makes his patients feel relaxed.
Definition: one who dances
The picture shows traditional dancers in Cambodia.
Sentence example: Khmer apsara dancers focus on graceful movements.
Definition: one who begs, or solicits alms for a living
In the picture we see a woman begging outside a large public building in Rome.
Sentence example: Sadly, beggars are a common sight in many European capitals.
Definition: one who kills, that which kills
In the picture we see a digital image of the coronavirus.
Sentence example: 2020 will be remembered as the year a killer virus took over the world.
Definition: one who gives haircuts, one who styles hair
The picture shows an Indian man with scissors in his hand about to cut the hair of a client.
Sentence example: Here we see a traditional barber in India.
Definition: that which pulls, a machine used on a farm for pulling farm implements
In the picture we see a group of children visiting a farm.
Sentence example: The children loved sitting on the tractor.
Definition: that which quiets or pacifies, such as a teething ring for babies to suck or chew on
In the picture we see a Heron holding a baby’s dummy in its beak.
Sentence example: This Heron has taken a liking to a baby’s pacifier.
The suffixes OR, AR or ER are some of the easiest to remember!
They simply mean:
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If you are interested in the suffix or, ar and er, then check another suffix here:
Words That End With AN
Slides 1, 13 – Indian barber
Slide 5 – doctor
Slide 7 – dancers
Slide 9 – beggar
Slide 11 – killer
Slide 13 – tractor
Slide 15 – Heron
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