trans- etymology

English word trans- comes from Latin trans (Across, beyond.)

Detailed word origin of trans-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
trans Latin (lat) Across, beyond.
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.

Words with the same origin as trans-

Descendants of trans
ashtray trade tradition traditional train traitor travis tray treason