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af

See also: AF, aF, A.F., af-, .af, and äf

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse af.

PrepositionEdit

af

  1. by
    the active part, originator: En roman af Hemingway - A novel by Hemingway
  2. of
    indicating connection: Ejeren af huset - The owner of the house
    in descriptions: En mand af format - A man of stature; Et hus lavet af træ - A house made of wood
    part of: ni ud af ti - nine out of ten
  3. from
    of origin: Jeg hørte det af ham - I heard it from him
  4. off
    away from: Jeg faldt af cyklen - I fell off the bike
  5. with
    caused by: grøn af misundelse - green with envy
  6. out of
    motivated by: Han gjorde det af nysgerrighed - He did it out of curiosity

AdverbEdit

af

  1. off
    tage sit tøj af - take off one's clothes

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch af, from Proto-Germanic *ab.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

af

  1. off
  2. (postpositional) off, from (implying motion)
    Stomdronken reed de automobilist de weg af.
    Totally drunk, the motorist drove off the road.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

af (used only predicatively, comparative meer af, superlative meest af)

  1. finished, done (when working on something)
    Het huis is af. — The house is ready.

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

af

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍆

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse af.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

af

  1. (with dative) off, from
  2. (with dative) of
  3. (with dative) by

Derived termsEdit


MapudungunEdit

PrepositionEdit

af (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. beside; next to.

ReferencesEdit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

af

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mynet

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ab, whence also Old English æf, af, of (English of), Old Saxon ab, af, Old High German aba, abo (German ab), Gothic 𐌰𐍆 (af). Compare also au- in Icelandic auvirði.

PrepositionEdit

af

  1. of, from, off, by

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: af
  • Faroese: av
  • Icelandic: af
  • Norwegian: av
  • Swedish: av

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ab.

PrepositionEdit

af

  1. of
  2. out

Scottish GaelicEdit

InterjectionEdit

af

  1. arf

SomaliEdit

NounEdit

af ?

  1. mouth
  2. language

SwedishEdit

PrepositionEdit

af

  1. of, obsolete spelling of av Still used in surnames of nobility
    Gustaf af Geijerstam
    Carl David af Wirsén
    Greve Carl Johan Bernadotte af Wisborg
    Count Carl Johan Bernadotte of Wisborg

SynonymsEdit


WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • a (colloquial)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

af

  1. (literary) first-person singular present / future of mynd