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The suffix ier(en)

The suffix ier(en) is a foreign suffix. It is the most frequently used suffix to form new verbs.

Derivation types: Noun to verb
Adjective to verb
Neoclassical formative to verb

Not all verbs on ieren are derived from other words. They are often borrowed directly from another language. For example: diskutieren, etablieren, faszinieren, schraffieren.

Noun to verb

Balsam + ier = balsamieren
Funktion funktionieren
Struktur strukturieren
All derivations


Adjective to verb

The suffix ier(en) is much less frequently added to adjectives than to nouns.

aktiv + ier = aktivieren
blond blondieren
legitim legitimieren
All derivations


Neoclassical formative to verb

dens + ier = densieren
hydr hydrieren
lakt laktieren
All derivations

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