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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
up; see ascendng, upwards; opp. down, q.v.;

1. sursum (adv.) = upwards (from below), opp. deorsum 'downwards;'

- capsulae valvulis sursum dehiscentes, capsules by valvules from below upwards dehiscing.

- up the river, upriver: adverso flumine; opp. down the river, downriver: secundo flumine

- in flumine averso, upstream; opp. in flumine secundo, downstream.

2. superne (adv.): from above, above, upwards, on the upper side; opp. of inferne (adv.): below, beneath, in lower part, on the lower side;

- folium obovatum inferne glaber superne papillosum, leaf obovate below laeve above papillose.

3. a Greek prefix ana-, an-, ano-, q.v.;

- anapetalus,-a,-um (adj.A): with petals erect or ascending.
up and down: sursum deorsum (adv. phrase).

up-: opp. down, q.v.

1. in L. comb.; opp. de-, q.v., down;

ad-: a(d)scendere, to go up

e-, ex-: extorrere, to burn up; exarescens to dry up; effodere, to dig up.

in-: inaedificere, to build up, block up, barricade; incendere, to light up, incite.

sub-: subigere, to work through, to work up.

trans-: transcendere, to climb over, climb up, transcend.

2. in Gk. comb. ana-, an-, ano-, q.v.; opp. cata-, q.v., down.

up high, high, elevated: sublime (adv.), sublimiter(adv.): loftily, on high, up high, high; compar. sublimius (adv.).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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