Complete Definition of "sub-"

see|sub
English

Etymology
From the Latin sub#Latin|sub, meaning under

Prefix
sub-

  1. under, beneath (examples: subterranean, submarine)
  2. subsidiary, secondary (example: subplot)
  3. almost, nearly (example: subhuman)

Alternative forms
Its variant forms are: (combination with 's' involves elision and the rest involve assimilation (linguistics)|assimilation)
sub + c = suc- (example succession)
sub + f = suf- (example suffer)
sub + g = sug- (example suggestion)
sub + p = sup- (example support)
sub + r = sur- (example resurrection)
sub + s = sus- (example suspect)

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+
trans-top|under, beneath
trans-mid
Swedish: under-
trans-bottom

Category:English prefixes

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