Last modified on 2 November 2014, at 18:39

achter

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after, *aftiri (more aft, further behind), from Proto-Indo-European *apotero (further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- (off, behind). Compare English after, West Frisian efter, German After, Danish efter.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

achter

  1. behind
  2. beyond
    De bal ligt achter de kast.
    The ball is (lying) behind the cupboard.

InflectionEdit

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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

achter

  1. inflected form of achte