anstelle

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

an (in, at) +‎ Stelle (place, stead)

PrepositionEdit

anstelle

  1. instead of, in place of
    In bildlichen Darstellungen erscheint Tages mit zwei Schlangen anstelle seiner Beine.
    In graphic renderings Tages appears with two snakes instead of [his] legs.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

anstelle

  1. inflection of anstellen:
    1. first-person singular dependent present
    2. first/third-person singular dependent subjunctive I