пре-

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *per-.

Prefix[edit]

пре- ‎(pre-)

  1. too, overly, excessively
    голем
    преголем
    big
    too big
  2. re-, again
    прати
    препрати
    to send
    to resend, forward
  3. across, over, through
    качи
    прекачи
    to climb
    to climb over
    носи
    пренесе
    to carry
    to transfer, transport, carry across

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic пре-(pre-), прѣ-(prě-), from Proto-Slavic *per-. Compare native пере-(pere-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

пре- ‎(pre-)

  1. (used with verbs) over, across
    враща́ть‎ ― vraščátʹ ― to rotate, to turn
    превраща́ть‎ ― prevraščátʹ ― to convert, to turn into
    подноси́ть, поднести́‎ ― podnosítʹ, podnestí(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    преподноси́ть, преподнести́‎ ― prepodnosítʹ, prepodnestí(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    облада́ть‎ ― obladátʹ(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    преоблада́ть‎ ― preobladátʹ(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (used with adjectives) most, very (superlative degree)
    предо́брый‎ ― predóbryj ― most kind
    прекрасне́йший‎ ― prekrasnéjšij ― most excellent
    прекра́сный‎ ― prekrásnyj ― most beautiful
    прескве́рный‎ ― preskvérnyj ― very bad