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
    враща́тьvraščátʹto rotate, to turn
    превраща́тьprevraščátʹto convert, to turn into
    подноси́ть, поднести́podnosítʹ, podnestí(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    преподноси́ть, преподнести́prepodnosítʹ, prepodnestí(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    облада́тьobladátʹ(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    преоблада́тьpreobladátʹ(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (used with adjectives) most, very (superlative degree)
    предо́брыйpredóbryjmost kind
    прекрасне́йшийprekrasnéjšijmost excellent
    прекра́сныйprekrásnyjmost beautiful
    прескве́рныйpreskvérnyjvery bad