What is the meaning of "uber-"?
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The German word über is a cognate of the Greek ύπερ and Latin super.
In the German language it exists as preposition, prefix, adverb and translates on its own. It has many translations, and indicates a state or action involving increased elevation or quantity in the physical sense, or superiority or excess in the abstract (dictionary). It is defined by context or compounds, such as, but not limited to over, about, around, among, by, via, through,
übertragen - to transfer, to hand over übernehmen - to take over überkommen - to overcome übertreiben - to exaggerate überhaupt - at all überall - anywhere überfüllt - overcrowded über 10 Sekunde - more than 10 seconds (misused as "in ten seconds...")
In English, usually slang, denotes a superlative, excessive or extreme, translating as such (e.g. super, more than any). Words such as superman derived from the German word.
On a side note. Latin also knows ubertas and uber. The former translates as fertile growth, abundance, fruitfulness. In English we know it as uberty. Ubertas is derived from the Latin adjective uber (fertile) and originated as noun meaning breast, udder.
über in german means over or above. Like there might be an overlord... someone above other lords. The slang of the internet has made this become more like "super". It generally means that whatever it is modifying is above others.
As reported by the NOAD uber is a word used to denote an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing, as in uberbabe, or uberregulator.
The word has origin from the German über (super).
Super; high-level; high-ranking
Wow, I think you're all missing the point.
uber is just German for "over", but in 1883, Nietzsche coined the word Übermensch (usually translated as "superman", long before Clark Kent's alter-ego hit the newsstands) and then some other Germans, shall we say, overdid the idea, applying it not to the superior individual but to what they were pleased to call the Herrenvolk, the master race. Since then, the uber- prefix has had rather a nasty edge, bringing the connotation of something that by holding itself superior to mankind, has lost its humanity.