sur

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sur m (plural surs)

  1. south

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verbal noun to surre (to whirr).

Noun[edit]

sur n (singular definite surret, plural indefinite sur)

  1. whirr (a sibilant buzz or vibration from insect wings)
Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sur

  1. løbe sur – get confused, mixed up, loose track of things

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse súrr (sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-.

Adjective[edit]

sur (neuter surt, definite and plural sure, comparative surere, superlative surest)

  1. sour (having an acid, sharp or tangy taste; peevish or bad-tempered)
  2. acid
  3. surly, cross, annoyed, sulky, sore
  4. hard, rotten, annoying

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sur.

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on, upon

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur, sor, soure, sovre (on, upon, over), from Latin super (over, on, above), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)uperi (over, above), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs (out, out of) + Proto-Indo-European *uperi, *upo- (over, above). Cognate with Old English ofer (over, above). More at over.

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on, upon
  2. on top of
  3. above
  4. out of
    sept sur dix - seven out of ten
  5. in the case of
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur (sour, bitter), from Old Frankish *sūr (acidic, sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz (sour, acidic, salty, damp), from Proto-Indo-European *sūro- (sour, salty, bitter). Cognate with Old High German sūr (sour), Old English sūr (sour). More at sour.

Adjective[edit]

sur m (feminine sure, masculine plural surs, feminine plural sures)

  1. sour

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

Noun[edit]

sur m (plural sures)

  1. (uncountable) south (cardinal direction)
  2. (uncountable) the southern portion of a territory or region
  3. (countable) a southern; a wind blowing from the south

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sur, Italian su.

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sur

  1. rafsi of surla.

Maltese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic سور (sūr)

Noun[edit]

sur m (plural swar)

  1. wall, rampart
  2. bastion
  3. rock

Etymology 2[edit]

From sinjur.

Noun[edit]

sur m (nopl)

  1. sir, mister
Sur Smith -- Mister Smith

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic صُوَر (ṣuwar)

Noun[edit]

sur f

  1. plural form of sura

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate to Danish sur, Icelandic súr, Dutch zuur, English sour and German sauer.

Adjective[edit]

sur

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. In a bad temper, sulky
  3. acidic
  4. cold, unpleasant (often about weather); eg: "Det er surt ute" (The weather is unpleasant outside"), "Han prøver å gjøre livet surt for meg" ("He's trying to make life difficult for me")

Conjugation[edit]

Singular Plural
Indefinite form Definite form
Common Neuter Sexus maskuline Other sexus
Absolute sur surt sure sure sure
Comparative surere
Superlative Attribute sureste sureste sureste
Predicative surest

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz, whence also Old Saxon sūr, Old High German sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective[edit]

sūr

  1. sour

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz, whence also Old Saxon sūr Old English sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective[edit]

sūr

  1. sour

Descendants[edit]


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

sur

  1. thief

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from a Slavic language. Compare Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian sur. A less likely etymology connects it to Latin syrus, or links it with Italian soro.

Adjective[edit]

sur 4 nom/acc forms

  1. grey

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare surov.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sȗr (definite sȗrī, Cyrillic spelling су̑р)

  1. (expressively, language of literature) ash-gray
  2. (expressively, language of literature, figuratively) gray, gloomy (of weather)
  3. (expressively, language of literature, figuratively) glum, stern, scowling, sullen (of person's face or mood)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • sur” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

Noun[edit]

sur m

  1. south

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sur

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. acetous; having a sour taste
  3. acidic
  4. In a bad temper; look sour
  5. wet; damp

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

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  1. city wall