sur-

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old French sur-, sour-, sor-, soure-, a syncopic form of the Latin super.

Prefix[edit]

sur-

  1. (not currently productive) A syncopic variant of super-.
    surreach, surrebutter, surreine, surreined, surrejoinder, surreply, surreverently, surroyal

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since Old French, syncopic from of Latin super.

Prefix[edit]

sur-

  1. over, on top of
  2. over- (excessive; excessively; too much)

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Syncopic form of Latin super.

Prefix[edit]

sur-

  1. over, on top of

Derived terms[edit]