supe

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • sup (superintendent or supervision)
  • super

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of super

Noun[edit]

supe (plural supes)

  1. (dated, slang, theater) Clipping of supernumerary.: An extra or walk-on.
    Synonym: sup
    • 2010, Nora Titone, My Thoughts Be Bloody:
      John Wilkes would go south to Richmond, to join Ford's stock company at the old Marshall Theatre for the 1858–59 season. More work as a supe awaited “J. B. Wilkes,” but his wages this time would be better than in Philadelphia: $440 for the season, the same as his older brother earned in a week.
  2. (informal) Abbreviation of superintendent.
    Synonym: super
  3. (informal) Abbreviation of supervisor.
    Synonym: super
  4. (Cambridge University slang) Clipping of supervision.
    Synonym: sup
  5. (fiction) Short for superhero.
    Synonyms: sup, super

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supe

  1. indefinite nominative/accusative plural of sup

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supe

  1. vocative singular of sup

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

supe

  1. inflection of super:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *supē.

Noun[edit]

supe

  1. aspen

Inflection[edit]

Even e-stem, p-v gradation
Nominative supe
Genitive suve
Singular Plural
Nominative supe suveh
Accusative suve suuvijd
Genitive suve suvij
suuvij
Illative supán suuvijd
Locative suuveest suuvijn
Comitative suuvijn suvijguin
Abessive suvettáá suvijttáá
Essive suppeen
Partitive suppeed
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person
2nd person
3rd person

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

supe m (definite singular supeen, indefinite plural supeer, definite plural supeene)

  1. alternative spelling of supé

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse súpa, from Proto-Germanic *sūpaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

supe (present tense syp, past tense saup, supine sope, past participle sopen, present participle supande, imperative sup)

  1. to sip

Verb[edit]

supe (present tense supar, past tense supa, past participle supa, passive infinitive supast, present participle supande, imperative supe/sup)

  1. to drink alcohol (regularly)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supe m (definite singular supeen, indefinite plural supear, definite plural supeane)

  1. alternative spelling of supé

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin suppa (sopped bread), from Proto-Germanic *supô.

Noun[edit]

supe f (oblique plural supes, nominative singular supe, nominative plural supes)

  1. soup (comestible liquid)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: souppe
    • French: soupe (see there for further descendants)
    • Norman: soupe, souope
    • Dutch: soep
    • Middle English: soupe, sowpe
  • Middle High German: suppe
    • Bavarian:
      Cimbrian: supp
      Mòcheno: supp
    • German: Suppe (with influence from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch sope) (see there for further descendants)
    • Hunsrik: Supp
    • Luxembourgish: Zopp
    • Pennsylvania German: Supp
    • Yiddish: זופּ(zup)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsupe/ [ˈsu.pe]
  • Rhymes: -upe
  • Hyphenation: su‧pe

Verb[edit]

supe

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of saber