circum-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin circum-.

Prefix[edit]

circum-

  1. around

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circum-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃir.kum/-, [t͡ʃir̺.kum]-

Prefix[edit]

circum-

  1. circum-
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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Combining form of circum (round about”, “in a circle around, adverb and preposition).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

circum-

  1. circum- (round, about)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Derivations of this suffix frequently occur divisim.

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References[edit]

  • circum III” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • circum-” on page 318/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circum-.

Prefix[edit]

circum-

  1. circum- (around)
Usage notes[edit]

Circum- with a hyphen is used before M, N, H and vowels, otherwise circun- with no hyphen is used.