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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French sur-, sour-, sor-, soure-, a syncopic form of the Latin super.

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sur-

  1. (not currently productive) A syncopic variant of super-.
    surreach, surrebutter, surreine, surreined, surrejoinder, surreply, surreverently, surroyal

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French sur-, sour-, from syncopation of Latin super-. Doublet of super-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

sur-

  1. over, on top of
  2. over- (excessive; excessively; too much)

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From syncopation of Latin super-.

PrefixEdit

sur-

  1. over, on top of

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: sur-
  • French: sur-