Recently saw a article one here about reverse scuba equipment for fish and I was going to comment that it would be SCABA for Self had Abovewater breath Apparatus vs SCUBA being Self contained Underwater breath Apparatus and also it dawned top top me that above water was 2 words and yet underwater is one word.

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Because underwater is a noun, where over water is an adjective describing a noun. You can just as conveniently say "below the water" choose you deserve to "above the water."

Example: wherein is john?

He is underwater (underwater is a ar / state the being)

He is under the water. (water is the place. Under is describing it.)

I think the reason why English doesn't have an "abovewater" counterpart is due to the fact that there yes, really isn't a need. 99.9% of points we interact with are over water, therefore it's needless to have to state it. It'd only make feeling to state that it's not, for this reason we have a specific word for underwater.

Also, i think words choose terrestrial or atmospheric would fit relying on the context.


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So would certainly a fish speak under water and abovewater? If they might talk the is.


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Ceci n'est pas un flair.
'Underwater' is an adjective or one adverb, and also 'above water' is a prepositional expression (used adjectivally or adverbially).

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I think you're most likely right around why 'under water' came to be a link word while 'above water' has stayed separate.


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