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

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English over-, from Old English ofer- (over-), from Proto-Germanic *ubar- (over-). Cognate with Dutch over-, German über-, Danish over-, Swedish över-. More at over.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

over-

  1. above, or higher
  2. superior
  3. excessively
    overkind, overloud
  4. surrounding or covering
    overcoat, overpack, overshoe

Usage notesEdit

Comparison of relative combinations (two separate words, hyphenated or a single compound word) does not easily fit a pattern; terms become compound words as they are broadly accepted.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

over-

  1. to the other side, over
  2. again, once again


Usage notesEdit

Mainly used as the adverb over with verbs. Nouns are derived from the verbs.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

PrefixEdit

over-

  1. usually the same as over- in English.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PrefixEdit

over-

  1. usually the same as over- in English.

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