AsturianEdit

NounEdit

sur m (plural surs)

  1. south

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Verbal noun to surre (to whirr).

NounEdit

sur n (singular definite surret, plural indefinite sur)

  1. whirr (a sibilant buzz or vibration from insect wings)
InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

sur

  1. løbe sur – get confused, mixed up, loose track of things

Etymology 2Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. sour (having an acid, sharp or tangy taste; peevish or bad-tempered)
  2. acid
  3. surly, cross, annoyed, sulky, sore
  4. hard, rotten, annoying

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sur.

PrepositionEdit

sur

  1. on, upon

AntonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur, 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). Cognate with Old English ofer (over, above). More at over.

PrepositionEdit

sur

  1. on, upon
  2. on top of
  3. above
  4. out of
    sept sur dix - seven out of ten
  5. in the case of
SynonymsEdit
  • (above): au-dessus de
AntonymsEdit
  • (on): sous
  • (on top of): dessous
  • (above): au-dessous de

Etymology 2Edit

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.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. sour

See alsoEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

NounEdit

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

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sur, Italian su.

PrepositionEdit

sur

  1. on

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

sur

  1. rafsi of surla.

MalteseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic سور (sūr)

NounEdit

sur m (plural swar)

  1. wall, rampart
  2. bastion
  3. rock

Etymology 2Edit

From sinjur.

NounEdit

sur m (nopl)

  1. sir, mister
Sur Smith -- Mister Smith

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic صُوَر (ṣuwar)

NounEdit

sur f

  1. plural form of sura

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

sur

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. In a bad temper, sulky
  3. acidic
  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")

ConjugationEdit

Singular Plural
Indefinite form Definite form
Common Neuter Sexus maskuline Other sexus
Absolute sur surt sure sure sure
Comparative surere
Superlative Attribute sureste sureste sureste
Predicative surest

SynonymsEdit

  • (taste): skarp, snerpende
  • (bad temper): gretten, sint

AntonymsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

sūr

  1. sour

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

sūr

  1. sour

DescendantsEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali.

NounEdit

sur

  1. thief

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

sur 4 nom/acc forms

  1. grey

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sud, from Old English suþ.

NounEdit

sur m

  1. south

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • det kommer surt efter
  • sura
  • surkart
  • sur som ättika

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

sur (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkish|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkish|{{{2}}}]])

  1. city wall
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