: 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

Word History


supra- + Latin linea line + English -ar

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“Supralinear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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