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fer-
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The prefix fer- productively derives verbs on the basis of nouns. Derivations with fer- denote a change of the object into the substance or form named in the base form. Examples are stienstone > ferstienjeto petrify or stêdcity > ferstedskjeto urbanize.

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The prefix fer- may also take adjectives, and, most frequently, verbs. As the derivations of these categories have much in common, a more extensive treatment of this suffix can be found in fer- with verb as base.

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