sur-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sur-, from Old French sur-, sour-, sor-, soure-, a syncopic form of the Latin super. Doublet of super-, over-, and hyper-.

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sur-

  1. (not currently productive) A syncopic variant of super-.
    surreach, surrebutter, surreine, surreined, surrejoinder, surreply, surreverently, surroyal

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sur-, sour-, from syncopation of Latin super-. Doublet of super-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /syʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -yʁ

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sur-

  1. over, on top of
  2. over- (excessive; excessively; too much)

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French sur-, from Latin super-. Compare over-.

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sur-

  1. sur- (over, on top of, beyond)
  2. over- (greatly, excessively)

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  • English: sur-

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Etymology[edit]

From syncopation of Latin super-.

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sur-

  1. over, on top of

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