super-

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See also: super, souper, Super, súper, süper, and supèr-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin super-. Doublet of sur-, over-, and hyper-.

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super-

  1. located above; (anatomy) superior in position
    superlabial, superglacial, superlinealsuper-”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.
  2. a more inclusive category
    supercategory, superfamily, superculture
  3. beyond, over, or upon
    supernatural, superhuman, supersonic
  4. greater than in quantity
    superwavelength, supersynchronous, superrotation
  5. excessive; exceptionally large in quantity
    superphosphate, superhydration
  6. superior in title or status
    superintendent, supervisor
  7. superior in power or potency
    supervolcano, supercow, superantigen, superpotent
  8. (augmentative) intensely, extremely, or exceptional
    superbenevolent, superblizzard, superquiet, supersharp, superbright
  9. (physics) regarding supersymmetry
    superparticle, superpartner, superWIMP
  10. (fiction) regarding superheroes
    superheroic

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin super.

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super-

  1. super-

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin super.

Prefix[edit]

super-

  1. super-

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Further reading[edit]

  • super- in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • super- in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • super- in Slovník afixů užívaných v češtině, 2017

Danish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

super-

  1. (informal) very
    • 2012, C.J. Box, Tre uger endnu, Klim, →ISBN:
      Det er superfint, når hele branchen er samlet på ét sted, selv om jeg ikke kan fordrage Berlin.
      It is really nice that the entire trade is gathered in one place, although I despise Berlin.
    • 2012, Rikke Nielsen, Dorte Kvist, Til sidste fløjt, Art People, →ISBN, page 8:
      En supersød pige på alder med mig, som klarer sig godt på holdet.
      A very nice girl my age, who is doing well on the team.

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Dutch[edit]

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super-

  1. super-

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin super-.

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Prefix[edit]

super-

  1. super-

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Internationalism (see English super-), ultimately from Latin super-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsuper-/, [ˈs̠upe̞r-]

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super-

  1. super-

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin super-. Doublet of sur-.

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super-

  1. super-, over-

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin super-.

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super-

  1. super-, over-

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See super.

Prefix[edit]

super-

  1. super-; over, above

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin super-.

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super-

  1. super-

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin super-.

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super-

  1. super-

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin super-.

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super-

  1. super-
    super- + ‎mocarstwo → ‎supermocarstwo

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  • super- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin super-.

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super-

  1. super- (superior in size, quality, number, degree, status, title or position)
  2. super- (relating to superheroes)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin super-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /supeɾ/ [su.peɾ]
  • Syllabification: su‧per-

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super-

  1. super-, over-

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