sur

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sur m ‎(plural surs)

  1. south

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verbal noun to surre(to whirr).

Noun[edit]

sur n (singular definite surret, plural indefinite sur)

  1. whirr (a sibilant buzz or vibration from insect wings)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse súrr(sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-.

Adjective[edit]

sur

  1. sour (having an acid, sharp or tangy taste)
  2. (chemistry) acidic
  3. (of dairy products) spoiled
  4. (of a person or communication) surly, cross, annoyed, sulky, sore
  5. (of work) unpleasant

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sur
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sur surere surest2
Neuter singular surt surere surest2
Plural sure surere surest2
Definite attributive1 sure surere sureste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on, upon

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur, seur, sor, soure, sovre(on, upon, over), from Latin super(over, on, above), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)uperi(over, above), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs(out, out of) + Proto-Indo-European *uperi, *upo-(over, above). Doublet of super. Cognate with Old English ofer(over, above). More at over.

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on, upon
  2. on top of
  3. from on top of
  4. above
  5. out of
    sept sur dix - seven out of ten
  6. in the case of
  7. about, concerning
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur(sour, bitter), from Old Frankish *sūr(acidic, sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz(sour, acidic, salty, damp), from Proto-Indo-European *sūro-(sour, salty, bitter). Cognate with Old High German sūr(sour), Old English sūr(sour). More at sour.

Adjective[edit]

sur m ‎(feminine singular sure, masculine plural surs, feminine plural sures)

  1. sour

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

Noun[edit]

sur m ‎(plural sures)

  1. (uncountable) south (cardinal direction)
  2. (uncountable) the southern portion of a territory or region
  3. (countable) a southern; a wind blowing from the south

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sur, Italian su.

Preposition[edit]

sur

  1. on

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sur

  1. rafsi of surla.

Maltese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic سُور(sūr)

Noun[edit]

sur m ‎(plural swar)

  1. wall, rampart
  2. bastion
  3. rock

Etymology 2[edit]

From sinjur.

Noun[edit]

sur m ‎(nopl)

  1. sir, mister
Sur Smith -- Mister Smith

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic صُوَر(ṣuwar)

Noun[edit]

sur f

  1. plural of sura

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate with Danish sur, Icelandic súr, Dutch zuur, English sour and German sauer.

Adjective[edit]

sur ‎(neuter singular surt, definite singular and plural sure, comparative surere, indefinite superlative surest, definite superlative sureste)

  1. sour (e.g. the characteristic taste of a lemon)
  2. In a bad temper, sulky
  3. acidic
    sur nedbør - acid rain
  4. cold, unpleasant (often about weather); eg: "Det er surt ute" (The weather is unpleasant outside"), "Han prøver å gjøre livet surt for meg" ("He's trying to make life difficult for me")

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate with Danish sur, Icelandic súr, Dutch zuur, English sour and German sauer.

Adjective[edit]

sur ‎(neuter singular surt, definite singular and plural sure, comparative surare, indefinite superlative surast, definite superlative suraste)

  1. sour
  2. acidic
    sur nedbør - acid rain

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz, whence also Old Saxon sūr, Old High German sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective[edit]

sūr

  1. sour

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz, whence also Old Saxon sūr Old English sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective[edit]

sūr

  1. sour

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz.

Adjective[edit]

sūr

  1. sour

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Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

sur

  1. thief

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from a Slavic language. Compare Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian sur. A less likely etymology connects it to Latin syrus, or links it with Italian soro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sur m, n ‎(feminine singular sură, masculine plural suri, feminine and neuter plural sure)

  1. grey

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare surov.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sȗr ‎(definite sȗrī, Cyrillic spelling су̑р)

  1. (expressive, literary) ash-gray
  2. (expressive, literary, figuratively) gray, gloomy (of weather)
  3. (expressive, literary, figuratively) glum, stern, scowling, sullen (of person's face or mood)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • sur” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

Noun[edit]

sur m ‎(plural sures)

  1. south

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sūr, from Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sur

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. acetous; having a sour taste
  3. acidic
  4. In a bad temper; look sour
  5. wet; damp

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sur
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sur surare surast
Neuter singular surt surare surast
Plural sura surare surast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sure surare suraste
All sura surare suraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sur ‎(definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. city wall