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See also: trans, trans., and trans*

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.
  2. (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.)
  3. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.

Usage notesEdit

  • In the first sense, "on the other side of", this prefix is usually attached directly to the word it modifies, or sometimes separated from it by a hyphen: transrhenane, trans-Neptunian.
  • In the gender-related sense, this prefix is attached directly to certain words, most notably transgender and transsexual. In other cases, the related standalone adjective trans is used: hence one speaks of issues facing the trans community and trans rights (not *transrights), etc. In particular, it is now sometimes considered offensive to write transman or trans-man, the preferred spelling being trans man (trans man). Compare cis- and cis.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans-

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans- (all senses)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans-

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans- (Cyrillic spelling транс-)

  1. trans-

Derived termsEdit

Category Serbo-Croatian words prefixed with trans- not found

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trāns (across, on the far side, beyond).

PrefixEdit

trans-

  1. trans-

Derived termsEdit