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

-er

suffix (SPECIALIST) 專家 uk us /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 -

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