See also: over, Over, oever, Över, øver, over-, and över-

Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ovar, from Proto-West Germanic *obar, from Proto-Germanic *uber, from Proto-Indo-European *upéri, from *upér, from *upo.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

över

  1. over, above
  2. (postpositional) over (implying motion)
  3. remaining, left over
  4. (in compounds) excessively, more than
  5. passing by, going away

PrepositionEdit

över

  1. over
  2. about, concerning

InflectionEdit


SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse yfir, from Proto-Germanic *ubiri, from Proto-Indo-European *upéri, from *upér, from *upo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈøːvær/, [ˈøə̯vər]
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

över (not comparable)

  1. above; more than
    Över femhundra kom
    More than five hundred came.
  2. (ball games) over the goal
    Han sköt bollen över.
    He shot the ball over the goal.

AntonymsEdit

PrepositionEdit

över

  1. above
  2. over; across
    Det finns en bro över floden.
    There is a bridge over the river.
  3. over; about clothes worn over something else
  4. past; beyond time
    Vad är klockan? — Den är fem över ett.
    What time is it? — It's five past one.

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AntonymsEdit

PostpositionEdit

över

  1. over; all over
    Jag har sökt efter den landet över.
    I have searched for it all over the land.

Usage notesEdit

Normally a preposition, this över is used as a postposition in the expression världen över = all over the world (cf. "the whole world over")

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