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See also: अं, अँ, , and अः

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HindiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit अ- (a-).

PrefixEdit

अ- (a-)

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

Usage notesEdit

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived termsEdit


MarathiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

PrefixEdit

अ- (a-)

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

Usage notesEdit

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived termsEdit

Category Marathi words prefixed with अ- not found

NepaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

PrefixEdit

अ- (a-)

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

Usage notesEdit

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived termsEdit

Category Nepali words prefixed with अ- not found

SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *n̥-.

PrefixEdit

अ- (a-)

  1. un-. not
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Ashokan Prakrit:
    • Maharastri Prakrit:
      • Old Marathi:
    • Sauraseni Prakrit:
      • Sauraseni Apabhramsa:
  • Hindi: अ- (a-)
  • Marathi: अ- (a-)
  • Nepali: अ- (a-), अन- (ana-)

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

अ- (a-)

  1. Used in the formation of imperfect, aorist and conditional tenses.

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