AskDefine | Define sur

Dictionary Definition

Sur n : a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks [syn: Tyre]

User Contributed Dictionary

Esperanto

Etymology

sur.

Preposition

  1. on

French

Etymology

From super.

Pronunciation

  • /syr/

Homophones

Preposition

  1. on, upon
  2. on top of
  3. above
  4. out of
    sept sur dix - seven out of ten
    Guillaume sur Roues - William on Wheels

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

  1. sour

See also

Norwegian

Adjective

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. In a bad temper, sulky
  3. acidic
  4. cold, unpleasant (often about weather); eg: "Det er surt ute" (The weather is unpleasant outside"), "Han prøver å gjøre livet surt for meg" ("He's trying to make life difficult for me")

Conjugation

Synonyms

Antonyms

Old English

Etymology

From , whence also Old High German sur, Old Norse súrr and Icelandic súr.

Adjective

  1. sour

Old High German

Etymology

From , whence also Old English sur, Old Norse súrr.

Adjective

  1. sour

Rohingya

Etymology

Noun

  1. thief

Romanian

Adjective

  1. grey

Inflection

Spanish

Etymology

sud.

Noun

  1. south

Antonyms

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. sour; the characteristic taste of a lemon
  2. acetous
  3. In a bad temper; look sour
  4. wet; damp

Turkish

Noun

  1. city wall

Extensive Definition

Sur may refer to
SUR may refer to:
sur in German: SUR
sur in Spanish: Sur (desambiguación)
sur in Esperanto: SUR
sur in French: SUR
sur in Italian: SUR
sur in Japanese: スール
sur in Polish: Sur
sur in Portuguese: Sul (desambiguação)
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