ultra etymology

English word ultra comes from Latin uls (Beyond.)

Detailed word origin of ultra

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
uls Latin (lat) Beyond.
ulter Latin (lat) That is beyond.
ultra English (eng) Extreme; far beyond the norm; fanatical; uncompromising. (athletics) An ultramarathon.. (climbing) An ultra-prominent peak.. (soccer) An especially devoted football fan, typically associated with the intimidating use of extremist slogans, pyrotechnics and sometimes hooligan violence.. (usually, capitalised) Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information [...]

Words with the same origin as ultra

Descendants of uls
ultimate ultimatum