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SUR 3 

2 letters words from 'sur'

UR 2US 2

All 3 letters words made out of sur

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Definitions and meaning of sur

sur

Asturian

Noun

sur m (plural surs)

  1. south

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sur/, [suɐ̯ˀ]
  • Rhymes: -ur

Etymology 1

Verbal noun to surre (to whirr).

Noun

sur n (singular definite surret, plural indefinite sur)

  1. whirr (a sibilant buzz or vibration from insect wings)
Declension

Etymology 2

From Old Norse súrr (sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *súHros.

Adjective

sur

  1. sour (having an acid, sharp or tangy taste)
  2. (chemistry) acidic
  3. (of dairy products) spoiled
  4. (of a person or communication) surly, cross, annoyed, sulky, sore
  5. (of work or situation) unpleasant

Inflection


Esperanto

Etymology

From French sur.

Pronunciation

Preposition

sur

  1. on, upon

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /syʁ/
  • Homophone: sûr
  • Rhymes: -yʁ

Etymology 1

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur, seur, sor, soure, souvre, sovre (on, upon, over), from Latin super (over, on, above), from *eks-uper, from *h₁eǵʰs (out of) (Latin ex) and *upér (above), from *upo. Doublet of super, a borrowing. Cognate with Old English ofer (over, above). More at over.

Preposition

sur

  1. on, upon
  2. on top of
  3. from on top of
  4. above
  5. out of
  6. in the case of
  7. about, concerning
Synonyms
  • (above): au-dessus de
Antonyms
  • (on): sous
  • (on top of): dessous
  • (above): au-dessous de

Etymology 2

From Middle French sur, from Old French sur (sour, bitter), from Frankish *sūr (acidic, sour), from Proto-Germanic *sūraz (sour). More at English sour.

Adjective

sur (feminine singular sure, masculine plural surs, feminine plural sures)

  1. sour

See also

  • sur-

Further reading

  • “sur” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Alternative forms

  • S

Etymology

Borrowed from French sud, from Old English suþ, from Proto-Germanic *sunþrą.

Noun

sur m (plural sures)

  1. (uncountable) south (cardinal direction)
  2. (uncountable) the southern portion of a territory or region
  3. (countable) a southern; a wind blowing from the south

Antonyms

  • (south): norte, setentrión
  • (southern portion): norte

Coordinate terms

  • leste
  • norte
  • occidente

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “sur” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from French surItalian su.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsur/

Preposition

sur

  1. on

Italian

Etymology

From Latin super (above).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsur/

Preposition

sur

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of su used before words beginning with u (especially indefinite articles)

References

  • sur in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Maltese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /suːr/

Etymology 1

From Arabic سُور(sūr).

Noun

sur m (plural swar)

  1. wall, rampart
  2. bastion
  3. rock

Etymology 2

Contraction of sinjur, from Sicilian signuri.

Noun

sur m (usually uncountable)

  1. mister, sir

Middle English

Adjective

sur

  1. Alternative form of sure

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate with Danish sur, Icelandic súr, Dutch zuur, English sour and German sauer.

Adjective

sur (neuter singular surt, definite singular and plural sure, comparative surere, indefinite superlative surest, definite superlative sureste)

  1. sour (e.g. the characteristic taste of a lemon)
  2. In a bad temper, sulky
  3. acidic
  4. cold, unpleasant (often about weather)

Synonyms

  • (taste): skarp, snerpende
  • (bad temper): gretten, sint

Antonyms

  • søt
  • blid, glad

Derived terms

  • surdeig

Related terms

  • syrlig

References

  • “sur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate with Danish sur, Icelandic súr, Dutch zuur, English sour and German sauer.

Adjective

sur (neuter singular surt, definite singular and plural sure, comparative surare, indefinite superlative surast, definite superlative suraste)

  1. sour
  2. acidic
  3. bad-tempered, annoyed, in a foul mood

Derived terms

  • surdeig

References

  • “sur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz. Cognate with Old Saxon sūr, Old High German sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /suːr/

Adjective

sūr

  1. sour

Declension

Derived terms

  • sūrnes

Descendants

  • Middle English: sur, sour
    • English: sour
    • Scots: sour, soor

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Frankish *sūr (acidic, sour). [1160 CE]

Adjective

sur m (oblique and nominative feminine singular sure)

  1. sour, biter

Descendants

  • Middle French: sur, sour
    • French: sur
  • Walloon: sèr (Forrières)

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *sūraz, whence also Old Saxon sūr Old English sūr, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective

sūr

  1. sour

Descendants

  • Middle High German: sūr
    • Central Franconian: suur, souer
    • German: sauer
    • Luxembourgish: sauer
    • Vilamovian: zaojwer
    • Yiddish: זויער(zoyer)

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz.

Adjective

sūr

  1. sour

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: sur

Rohingya

Etymology

From Sanskrit चोर (cora).

Noun

sur

  1. thief

Romanian

Etymology

Most likely from a Slavic language. Compare Bulgarian сур (sur), Serbo-Croatian sur. A less likely etymology connects it to Latin syrus, or links it with Italian soro.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sur/

Adjective

sur m or n (feminine singular sură, masculine plural suri, feminine and neuter plural sure)

  1. grey

Inflection

Synonyms

  • gri
  • brumăriu

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Compare surov.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sûːr/

Adjective

sȗr (definite sȗrī, Cyrillic spelling су̑р)

  1. (expressive, literary) ash-gray
  2. (expressive, literary, figurative) gray, gloomy (of weather)
  3. (expressive, literary, figurative) glum, stern, scowling, sullen (of person's face or mood)

Declension

References

  • “sur” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from French sud, from Old English suþ, from Proto-Germanic *sunþrą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsuɾ/

Noun

sur m (plural sures)

  1. south
    Antonym: norte

Derived terms

  • sureño

Related terms

  • sud
  • Sudamérica

See also

Further reading

  • “sur” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish sūr, from Old Norse súrr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sʉːr/
  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Adjective

sur

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. acetous; having a sour taste
  3. acidic
  4. in a bad temper; look sour
  5. wet; damp

Declension

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • urs

Turkish

Noun

sur (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. city wall

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SUP, to eat supper.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)