pře-

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *per-, from Proto-Indo-European *per-.[1]

Prefix[edit]

pře-

  1. re- (attempt differently)
  2. over- (excessively)
  3. out- (surpassing, exceeding; to surpass, to exceed)

Usage notes[edit]

In the re- sense, pře- gives emphasis to the fact that something is being done in another way, rather than again, where znovu- ("anew") would be used instead.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ pře- in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007