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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French enterrer, from Vulgar Latin *interrāre ‎(to put in earth), from in- +‎ terra ‎(earth). Cognates include Spanish/Portuguese/Galician/Catalan enterrar (“to inter, to bury”), Italian interrare (“to plant, to dig in”).

VerbEdit

inter ‎(third-person singular simple present inters, present participle interring, simple past and past participle interred)

  1. To bury in a grave.
  2. To confine, as in a prison.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin inter.

PrepositionEdit

inter

  1. between
  2. among

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto inter, from English inter-, French inter-, Italian inter-, Spanish inter-, from Latin inter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈin.ter/, /ˈin.tɛɾ/

PrepositionEdit

inter

  1. between, among
  2. (figuratively) division, exchange, reciprocity

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁enter ‎(between). Cognates include Sanskrit अन्तर् ‎(antár, between, within, into), Oscan 𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄𐌓 ‎(anter, between), Old Irish eter ‎(between), Old High German untar ‎(between) and German unter ‎(among).

PIE adverb *h₁enter gave rise to the adjective *h₁énteros ‎(inner, what is inside), whence also Latin interior ‎(interior) and intrā ‎(inside, within).

PrepositionEdit

inter + accusative

  1. between, among
  2. during, while

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