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-er

suffix (SPECIALIST)
專家
 
 
/r/ US  //
added to the names of particular subjects to form nouns which refer to people who have knowledge about or are studying that subject
(加在特定學科名稱後,表示通曉或研究該學科的人)…家
a philosopher (= a person who knows about/studies philosophy)
哲學家
an astronomer (= a person who knows about/studies astronomy)
天文學家 -
Experts and specialists
(Definition of -er suffix (SPECIALIST) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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