prae-

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See also: prae, præ-, and prä-

English[edit]

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prae-

  1. (archaic, technical, or pedantic) Alternative form of pre-

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *prai-, from Proto-Indo-European *préh₂ (before, in front of). Related to prae (before).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

prae-

  1. before; in front
  2. in charge
  3. indicating very high degree, e.g., praepotens

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Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: pre-
  • Old Occitan:
  • Old Portuguese:
  • Old Spanish:
  • English: pre-
  • French: pré-
  • German: prä-
  • Norwegian: pre-
  • Portuguese: pré-
  • Romanian: pre-