عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this research is to find different patterns of word-formation meaning of German nouns ending in –e. These patterns are of great importance in understanding the meanings of derived words. This suffix has its origin in the old German suffix –ī and is very productive at the present time. Data and initial research findings of the currently paper are adapted from the field of word-formation of German references. Secondary findings are the results of my research achievements. Also, the suffix -e is distributed in the context of verbal, adjectival, nominal and adverbial categories. In regard to the word-formation meaning, the derivatives of the suffix -e are most productive used: Nouns ending in the suffix –e benefit from different patterns of word-formation meaning, eight strategies of the transposition and consist of action noun, consequence noun, locative noun, instrumental noun, agent noun, qualitative noun, conversion noun and person noun. It may contain one or more secondary functions.