Translation of "-er" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


suffix (PERFORMER) 执行者 uk us /r/ US  // (also -or)

added to some verbs to form nouns which refer to people or things that do that particular activity

a singer (= a person who sings) 歌手
a swimmer (= a person who swims) 游泳者
a dishwasher (= a machine or person that washes dishes) 洗碗机;洗碗的人
an actor (= a person who acts) 演员

(Translation of “-er suffix (PERFORMER)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)