supralinear

adjective su·pra·linear \ "+ \

Definition of supralinear

: situated above the regular lines of a text
  • supralinear and marginal comments
; usually : of, relating to, or being a system of Masoretic writing in which the vowels appear immediately above the consonants

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Origin and Etymology of supralinear

supra- + Latin linea line + English -ar


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