See also: aur

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First productive in the 1575 coinage auripotent: representing aur-, the stem of the Latin aurum (gold).

PrefixEdit

aur-

  1. gold
Usage notesEdit
  • When combined with a word or another affix which begins with a consonant, this prefix usually concatenates with -i- (as auri-).
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First productive in the 1678 coinage aurist: representing aur-, the stem of the Latin auris (ear).

PrefixEdit

aur-

  1. ear
Usage notesEdit
  • When combined with a word or another affix which begins with a consonant, this prefix usually concatenates with -i- (as auri-).
SynonymsEdit
  • (ear): ot- (Grecian equivalent)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit
Last modified on 28 November 2013, at 16:23