Persian Morphology
Word Formation and Derivation

Persian suffix گر (-gar) attaches to nouns, adjectives and stems. It derives words that denote a regular action or state. This can be an occupation, a professional sport, a typical quality or feature.

WordDerivation
آهن
âhan
iron
آهنگر
âhangar
blacksmith
آرایش
ârâyesh
make-up
آرایشگر
ârâyeshgar
hairdresser, stylist
کار
kâr
work
کارگر
kârgar
worker
شنا
shenâ
swim
شناگر
shenâgar
swimmer
گزارش
gozâresh
report
گزارشگر
gozâreshgar
reporter
پژوهش
pazhuhesh
research
پژوهشگر
pazhuheshgar
researcher
تماشا
tamâshâ
watching
تماشاگر
tamâshâgar
spectator
اشغال
eshghâl
occupying
اشغالگر
eshghâlgar
occupier
ویران
virân
destroyed
ویرانگر
virângar
destroyer
حیله
hile
trick, deceit
حیله‌گر
hilegar
cunning
رفت
roft
sweep
رفتگر
roftgar
garbage collector, street-sweeper