See also: pró-, -pro-, pro, Pro, Pro., and PRO

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EtymologyEdit

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pro-

  1. similar to

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ꝓ- (abbreviation, obsolete)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pro (in favour of, on behalf of).

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. agreeing with; supporting; favouring
  2. substituting for
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pro- (forward direction, forward movement).

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. forward movement

Etymology 3Edit

From Ancient Greek πρό (pró, before).

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. earlier; prior
  2. rudimentary
  3. in front of
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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. A Czech prefix, related in some senses to "through".
  2. Forms a perfective verb and makes the verb transitive, the direct object is related to money or time.
    pro- + ‎pít (to drink) → ‎propít (to spend sth on drinking)
    pro- + ‎bulet → ‎probulet
    pro- + ‎podnikat → ‎propodnikat
    pro- + ‎večírkovat → ‎provečírkovat
  3. (pro- + imperfective base + se) + direction forms a perfective verb and changes the sense of motion from literal to fictive.
    pro- + ‎zdravit → ‎prozdravit se
    pro- + ‎rvát → ‎prorvat se
    pro- + ‎kouřit → ‎prokouřit se
    pro- + ‎žvanit → ‎prožvanit se

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See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • pro-/prů- in Slovník afixů užívaných v češtině, 2017

FrenchEdit

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. pro-

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pro (in front of).

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. pro-

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Combining form of prō (preposition).

PronunciationEdit

pro
prō

PrefixEdit

prō or pro

  1. forward direction, forward movement
    prō- + clīvus + -isprōclīvis
    prōd- + ‎ → ‎prōdeō
    prō- + ‎gradior → ‎prōgredior
    1. downward and forward movement
      prō- + flīgō + prōflīgō
      prō- + ‎terō → ‎prōterō
  2. action directed forward or in front
    prō- + ‎pugnō → ‎prōpugnō
    prō- + ‎tegō → ‎prōtegō
  3. prominence
    prō- + ‎*mineō → ‎prōmineō
    prō- + ‎pendeō → ‎prōpendeō
  4. (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of
    prō- + ‎clāmō → ‎prōclāmō
    prō- + ‎loquor → ‎prōloquor
  5. bringing into being, forth, or into the open
    prō- + ‎creō → ‎prōcreō
    prō- + ‎gignō → ‎prōgignō
    prō- + ‎*olēs → ‎prōlēs
    prō- + ‎emō → ‎prōmō
  6. (temporally) prior, fore-
    pro- + ‎avus → ‎proavus
    prō- + ‎rogō → ‎prōrogō
    prō- + ‎videō → ‎prōvideō
  7. advantage
    prō- + ‎cūrō → ‎prōcūrō
    prō- + ‎faciō → ‎prōficiō
    prō(d)- + ‎sum → ‎prōsum

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pro (in favour of, on behalf of).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prɔ/
  • (file)

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. pro-

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • pro- in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pro- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pro-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. Forms perfective verbs with the following meanings:
    1. moving through
      pro- + ‎sẹ́vati (to radiate) → ‎prosẹ́vati (to shine through)

Derived termsEdit

Category Slovene words prefixed with pro- not found

SpanishEdit

PrefixEdit

pro-

  1. pro-

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