See also: sub

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • subs- (by-form)

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin sub, meaning under

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. under, beneath
    subterranean
    submarine
  2. subsidiary, secondary
    subplot
  3. almost, nearly
    subhuman
    suborbicular

Usage notesEdit

In Latin, the following sound changes affected "sub-" and cause English borrowings from Latin which contain this prefix to have different forms. Words formed in English using the prefix "sub-" do not exhibit these sound changes. (Combination with 's' involved elision and the other changes involved assimilation.)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub-

FrenchEdit

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub-

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ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • sud- (before a letter "d")

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub- (all senses)

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • suc- (before c)
  • suf- (before f)
  • sug- (before g)
  • sup- (before p)
  • sur- (before r)

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub-

RomanianEdit

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub-

SpanishEdit

PrefixEdit

sub-

  1. sub-

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 13:22