extra

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See also: -extra and extra-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of extraordinary. See also extra-

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extra (not comparable)

  1. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
    extra work; extra pay
  2. (dated) Extraordinarily good; superior.

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Adverb[edit]

extra (not comparable)

  1. (informal) To an extraordinary degree.
    That day he ran to school extra fast.

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Noun[edit]

extra (plural extras)

  1. (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry.
  2. An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
    extra, extra, read all about it!
  3. A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.

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Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

extra (not comparable)

  1. extra
  2. (Limburg) on purpose

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

extra

  1. specifically (for a given purpose)
    Das Wrack wurde mit extra entworfenen Bergungskränen gehoben.
    The wreck was lifted with specifically designed salvage cranes.
  2. (colloquial) on purpose
    Das hab ich doch nich’ extra gemacht!
    I didn't do that on purpose!
  3. (colloquial) aside, apart, separately
    Können Sie mir die Fritten und die Wurst extra abpacken?
    Could you wrap the fries and the sausage separately?
  4. (colloquial) particularly, very
    Vorsicht! Der Tee is’ extra heiß!
    Be careful! The tea is extra hot!

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of “specifically”, extra has entered the standard language and is now frequently seen in writing. The other senses remain colloquial.

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Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extra

  1. extra

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extra (invariable)

  1. extra
  2. select (best quality)

Noun[edit]

extra m (invariable)

  1. extra (something additional)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From exter. Corresponds to Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs-tro- (compare *h₁eǵʰs-ter, from *h₁eǵʰs). Compare Welsh eithr.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

extrā

  1. (with accusative) outside of
  2. (with accusative) beyond

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extra m, f (plural extras)

  1. additional, extra
  2. superior
  3. extraordinary

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extra

  1. extra

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Adverb[edit]

extra

  1. extra