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अन्तर्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁(e)nter (between). Cognates include Latin inter (between, under), Oscan 𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄𐌓 (anter, between), Old Irish eter (between) and Old High German untar (between).

PrepositionEdit

अन्तर् (antár)

  1. within, between, amongst, in the middle or interior
  2. (with locative) in the middle, in, between, into
  3. (with accusative) between
  4. (with genitive) in, in the middle
  5. (at the end of a compound) in, into, in the middle of, between, out of the midst of

Usage notesEdit

Is sometimes compounded with a following word like an adjective, meaning "interior", "internal", "intermediate".

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0043