Super etymology


English word super comes from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs, Latin *eks-uper, Proto-Indo-European *uperi

Etymology of super

Detailed word origin of super

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*eḱs Proto-Indo-European (ine) out of  , out, out of
*eks-uper Latin (lat)
*uperi Proto-Indo-European (ine)
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
super English (en) Of excellent quality, superfine.. Better than average, better than usual; wonderful. (informal) Very; extremely (used like the prefix super-).

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