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trans- comb. form of L. prep. trāns across, beyond, over, corr. to Umbrian tra(ha)f, tra(ha) with cogns. in Skr., Celt., and Gmc. (see THROUGH). In several L. vbs. and their derivs. the prefix was reduced to trā before a cons., e.g. trādere (see TRADITION), trāicere (see TRAJECTORY); ss resulting from composition with an initial s is simplified, as in transcribe.

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trans- prefix denoting through or across.

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