From Proto-Indo-European *ḫ-an- 'male or female ancestor'. Cognate to Old High German ano (“grandfather, great-grandfather, forefather”), ana (“grandmother, great-grandmother, ancestress”), Old Prussian ane (“old mother”), Lithuanian anýta (“mother-in-law”).
- without (not doing something)
- “ane” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.
- Indulgence (pardon or release from the expectation of punishment in purgatory, after the sinner has been granted absolution).
Declension of ane (type hame)
- on, on top of
- on, on the side of
- beside, alongside
- to, towards (also as strengthening of the dative case)
- Dutch: aan
- Early on in the period, this inflection of the indefinite article was reserved for feminine nouns. Later in the period it came to be used in the oblique case or stylistically with all nouns regardless of gender (alongside the collapse of grammatical gender) and eventually disappeared altogether.
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