inter

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English[edit]

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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”).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. To bury in a grave.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin inter.

Preposition[edit]

inter

  1. between
  2. among

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Preposition[edit]

inter

  1. among

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

Preposition[edit]

inter + accusative

  1. between, among
  2. during

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