See also: ofer and o-fer

Old English edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *uber. See ofer (over).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈo.fer/, [ˈo.ver] (as a nominal prefix)
  • IPA(key): /ˌo.fer/, [ˌo.ver] (as a verbal prefix)

Prefix edit


  1. used to form nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions having intensive force, or with a sense of "going over, above"

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Middle English: over-