aur-

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First productive in the 1575 coinage auripotent: representing aur-, the stem of the Latin aurum (gold).

Prefix[edit]

aur-

  1. gold
Usage notes[edit]
  • When combined with a word or another affix which begins with a consonant, this prefix usually concatenates with -i- (as auri-).
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First productive in the 1678 coinage aurist: representing aur-, the stem of the Latin auris (ear).

Prefix[edit]

aur-

  1. ear
Usage notes[edit]
  • When combined with a word or another affix which begins with a consonant, this prefix usually concatenates with -i- (as auri-).
Synonyms[edit]
  • (ear): ot- (Grecian equivalent)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]