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AbazaEdit

PrefixEdit

а- ‎(ā-)

  1. (definite) article, attached to Abaza words, denoting definiteness.
    ажвлара‎ ― āž°lārā ― The nation.
  2. (possessive prefix) its, belonging to a non-human object
    Акъва атранспорт‎ ― Āq̇°ā ātrānsport ― Sukhumi's transport

AbkhazEdit

PrefixEdit

а- ‎(ā-)

  1. (definite) article, attached to Abkhaz words, denoting definiteness.
    аҳаирплан иҧыруеит‎ ― āḥāirṗlān ipərueiṭ ― the aircraft flies
    ашəҟəыҩҩцәа Аҟәаҟа ицеит.‎ ― āšəq̇əəʿ°ʿ°c°ā Āq̇wāq̇ā iceiṭ. ― the writers went to Sukhumi.
  2. (3rd person singular inanimate pronoun) it, used as the subject in transitive verbs
    Сагеит.‎ ― Sāgeiṭ. ― It took me.
  3. (3rd person singular inanimate possessive prefix) its, belonging to non-human 3rd-person singular
    Аҟәа атранспорт‎ ― Āq̇wā āṭrānsṗorṭ ― Sukhumi's transport
  4. the infinitive form of a verb, denoting there is no definite subject. See also -ра
    адырра‎ ― ādərrāto know
    аҧсшәа аҳəара‎ ― āpsš°ā āḥəārā ― to speak the Abkhaz language
    аиааира‎ ― āiāāirāto win

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RussianEdit

PrefixEdit

a- (a-)

  1. negation

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀ- ‎(a-) (ἀν- ‎(an-) immediately preceding a vowel), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥- ‎(un-, not), zero-grade form of *ne ‎(not), whence also Serbo-Croatian не.

PrefixEdit

а- (Latin spelling a-)

  1. Prefix prepended to words to denote a negation, deprivation or absence of a property denoted by base word.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • а-” in Hrvatski jezični portal
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