From Proto-Indo-European *h₁(e)nter(between). Cognates include Latin inter(between, under), Oscan 𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄𐌓(anter, between), Old Irish eter(between) and Old High German untar(between).


अन्तर् ‎(antár)

  1. within, between, amongst, in the middle or interior
  2. (with locative) in the middle, in, between, into
  3. (with accusative) between
  4. (with genitive) in, in the middle
  5. (at the end of a compound) in, into, in the middle of, between, out of the midst of

Usage notesEdit

Is sometimes compounded with a following word like an adjective, meaning "interior", "internal", "intermediate".

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  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0043