-باور، -گرا، -گرو، -گر، -مند و دیگرها
-bâvar, -gerâ, -gerow, -gar, -mand, etc.
A suffix of nouns, often corresponding to verbs ending in -ize
or nouns ending in → -ism, that is used to form an agent
noun indicating adherence to a certain doctrine or custom,
practicing a particular skill or profession, and so on.
From Fr. -iste, from L. -ista, from Gk. -istes.
-bâvar, from bâvar "belief;" Mid.Pers. wâbar "belief;"
Proto-Iranian *uar- "to choose; to convince; to believe;" cf.
Av. var- "to choose; to convince" varəna-, varana-
"conviction, faith;" O.Pers. v(a)r- "to choose; to convince;"
Skt. vr- "to choose," vara- "choosing."
-gerâ, from gerâyidan
"to incline toward; to intend; to make for," infinitive of gerâ, the etymology of
which is not clear. Gerâ may be a variant of Mod.Pers. kil
"bent, inclined" (k/g and l/r interchanges),
from PIE base *klei- "to lean, incline,"
cognate with L. clinare "to bend" (E. declination, inclination, etc.),
Gk. klinein "to cause to slope, slant, incline," Skt. sri- "to lean,"
O.Pers. θray-, Av. sray- "to lean,"
(cf. Ger. lehnen, E. lean).
-gerow, -gerav present stem of geravidan "to believe, confide in; to obey;"
Mid.Pers. virrôy(i)stan , related to bâvar, as above, ultimately
from Proto-Iranian *uar- (Cheung 2007).
-gar from kar-, kardan "to do, to make" (Mid.Pers.
kardan; O.Pers./Av. kar- "to do, make, build;"
Av. kərənaoiti "makes;" cf. Skt. kr- "to do, to make;"
krnoti "makes," karma "act, deed;"
PIE base kwer- "to do, to make").
-mand possession suffix, from Mid.Pers. -omand; O.Pers./Av.
-mant; cf. Skt. -mant.