ultra

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See also: ultra- and ultrà

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ultra.

Adjective[edit]

ultra ‎(comparative more ultra, superlative most ultra)

  1. Extreme; far beyond the norm; fanatical; uncompromising.
    an ultra reformer; ultra measures

Noun[edit]

ultra ‎(plural ultras)

  1. An ultraroyalist in France.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 37:
      "At any rate that is what he explained to me," I said hastily while the lawyer rubbed his long ultra's nose and sighed.
  2. An extremist.
  3. (usually capitalised) Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ultra

  1. (aviation) ultralight (aircraft that weighs very little)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ultra (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative ultra ultrat
genitive ultran ultrien
partitive ultraa ultria
illative ultraan ultriin
singular plural
nominative ultra ultrat
accusative nom.? ultra ultrat
gen. ultran
genitive ultran ultrien
ultrainrare
partitive ultraa ultria
inessive ultrassa ultrissa
elative ultrasta ultrista
illative ultraan ultriin
adessive ultralla ultrilla
ablative ultralta ultrilta
allative ultralle ultrille
essive ultrana ultrina
translative ultraksi ultriksi
instructive ultrin
abessive ultratta ultritta
comitative ultrineen

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ultra (masculine and feminine, plural ultras)

  1. ultra, extreme

Noun[edit]

ultra m, f ‎(plural ultras)

  1. extremist
  2. (historical) an ultra-royalist during the Bourbon Restoration period in France

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

uls +‎ -ter +‎

Preposition[edit]

ultrā ‎(governs the accusative)

  1. beyond

Adverb[edit]

ultrā (not comparable)

  1. beyond, further
  2. additionally, besides

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ultra m, f ‎(plural ultras)

  1. extreme, left-wing

Noun[edit]

ultra m, f ‎(plural ultras)

  1. extremist
  2. hooligan, hardened fan