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See also: pra, p'ra, and prä-

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Czech pra- (before (in time)).[1]

PrefixEdit

pra-

  1. great- (removed by one generation from)
    pradědečekgreat-grandfather
    prababičkagreat-grandmother
  2. fore- (ancestor)
    praotecforefather
    pramátiforemother
  3. primaeval, primary
    pralesprimaeval forest
    pračlověkprimaeval man
    prahmotaprimary matter
  4. (linguistics) proto-
    pračeštinaProto-Czech
    praslovanštinaProto-Slavic
  5. very, extremely (intensifying the meaning of the original adjective)
    prapodivnývery strange
    pramalýextremely small

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "pra-" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 545.

Further readingEdit

  • pra- in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957

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