EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English æftan (behind); originally superlative of of (off). See after.

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aft (uncountable)

  1. (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.

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aft (comparative further aft, superlative furthest aft)

  1. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).

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AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *aweita, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₁- (compare Ancient Greek ἀῦτμη (aũtmē) ‘breath’, Welsh awel ‘breeze’)[1].

NounEdit

aft m

  1. draft (wind, bellows)
  2. waft, whiff
  3. warmth from a fire

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  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.71

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aft f (plural aften, diminutive aftje n)

  1. aphtha (a sore in the mucous membrane of the mouth).

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of oft

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aft

  1. Obsolete spelling of oft.
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