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HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit अन- (ana-).

PrefixEdit

अन- (an-)

  1. a negating prefix: non-, un-, a-, an-
    अन- (an-) + ‎कहा (kahā, said) → ‎अनकहा (anakhā, unsaid, unspoken)
Usage notesEdit

This is used in tadbhav words.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit अन- (ana-).

PrefixEdit

अन- (an-)

  1. Alternative form of अ- (a-) used in front of vowels

Derived termsEdit


MarathiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • अ- (a-) (before consonants)

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

PrefixEdit

अन- (an-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.

Usage notesEdit

This form is used before words that begin with vowels.

Derived termsEdit


NepaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • अ- (a-) (before consonants)

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

PrefixEdit

अन- (an-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.

Usage notesEdit

This form is used before words that begin with vowels.

Derived termsEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-. Cognate with English un- and Latin in-, of similar usage.

PrefixEdit

अन- (ana-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.