See also: Achter and achter-

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑxtər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ach‧ter
  • Rhymes: -ɑxtər

PrepositionEdit

achter

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

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: atre, atri
  • Negerhollands: aastu, astu, aster, na aster, naastu
    • Virgin Islands Creole: aster, asta (archaic)
  • Petjo: achter

GermanEdit

NumeralEdit

achter

  1. inflection of achte:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

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


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