EnglishEdit

NounEdit

efter (plural efters)

  1. (UK, slang, obsolete) A thief who frequents theaters.
    • 1846, George William MacArthur Reynolds, The Mysteries of London (page 60)
      [] E was an Efter, that went to the play; / F was a Fogle he knapped on his way; []

ReferencesEdit

  • 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Norse ᚨᚠᛏᛖᚱ (after), from Proto-Germanic *aftiri (more aft, further behind), *after. Related to Norwegian Bokmål etter, Swedish efter, and English after.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛfdɐ/, [ˈefd̥ɐ], [ˈeftɒ̽]

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. after; subsequent; later in time than

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

efter

  1. later, afterwards (in time)
  2. after (in a sequence)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Norse ᚨᚠᛏᛖᚱ (after), from Proto-Germanic *aftiri (more aft, further behind), *after. Related to Norwegian Bokmål etter, Swedish efter, and English after.

PrepositionEdit

efter

  1. (Riksmål) after; subsequent; later in time than

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

efter

  1. (Riksmål) later, afterwards (in time)
  2. (Riksmål) after (in a sequence)

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

ReferencesEdit


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