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See also: Achter and achter-

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch achter, from Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

achter

  1. behind
  2. beyond
    De bal ligt achter de kast.
    The ball is (lying) behind the cupboard.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

achter

  1. inflected form of achte

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

PrepositionEdit

achter [+accusative or dative]

  1. behind
  2. through, past
  3. after (in time, order)

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

achter

  1. behind, at the back
  2. backwards
  3. after (in time)

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • achter (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achter (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achter (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch achter, from Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

PrepositionEdit

achter

  1. after

Derived termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian after, efter, from Proto-Germanic *after.

PrepositionEdit

achter

  1. behind; after