DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Norse ᚨᚠᛏᛖᚱ (after), from Proto-Germanic *aftiri (more aft, further behind), *after, from Proto-Indo-European *apotero (further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- (off, behind).

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. after; subsequent; later in time than

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English after, from Old English æfter, from Proto-Germanic *after, *aftiri.

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. after

AdverbEdit

efter (not comparable)

  1. after

ConjunctionEdit

efter

  1. after

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Germanic *aftiri (more aft, further behind), *after, from Proto-Indo-European *apotero (further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- (off, behind).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛftɛr/
  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. after; subsequent; later in time than or later in a sequence than
  2. by; using the rules or logic of
  3. by; as in one by one, one after another
    en efter en
    one by one
  4. as to; in a manner conforming or corresponding to
    Sortera dem efter storlek och färg.
    Sort them as to size and color.

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian efter, from Proto-Germanic *after, *aftiri (more aft, further behind).

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. behind

Further readingEdit

  • efter”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011