See also: ύστερος

Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

The comparative form of an unattested adjective, with the superlative of ὕστᾰτος (hústatos), from Proto-Indo-European *údteros (higher, outer) from *úd (upwards, away), which would make it cognate with English out.

Pronunciation edit


Adjective edit

ῠ̔́στερος (hústerosm (feminine ῠ̔στέρᾱ, neuter ῠ̔́στερον); first/second declension

  1. latter
    1. (of place) latter, coming after, behind
    2. (of time) next
      1. later, too late
      2. (with genitive of object) too late for
      3. (substantive) posterity
    3. (of inferiority)
    4. (adverbial, the neuter ὕστερον is more often used than the standard ὑστέρως)
      1. (of time) later, afterwards
        1. (with genitive)
      2. (with prepositions)

Inflection edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Greek: ύστερος (ýsteros), polytonic spelling: ὕστερος

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