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]