æfter-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English, from æfter (behind, after). More at æfter

Prefix[edit]

æfter-

  1. after, behind
    æftergengel (successor)
    æfterfylian, æfterfylgan (to follow after, pursue, succeed)
  2. afterward
    æftercnēoresu (posterity)
  3. for, for the sake or purpose of
    æftersprecan (to claim, speak after, speak for)
  4. later, in the later part (of the year)
    æfterhǣþa (autumn drought)
  5. against
    æfterrynne (an encounter, running against, meeting)
  6. out, out after
    æfterspyrian (to track out, search for, inquire about, examine)

Descendants[edit]