eftir

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Preposition[edit]

eftir

  1. after

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Preposition[edit]

eftir

  1. after (temporal; e.g., after Sunday)
  2. after, in (temporal; e.g., after three days)
    Ég kem eftir tíu mínútur.
    I'll be there in ten minutes.

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