а-

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Abaza[edit]

Prefix[edit]

а- (a-)

  1. (definite) article, attached to Abaza words, denoting definiteness.
    ажвлараaž°laraThe nation.
  2. (possessive prefix) its, belonging to a non-human object
    Акъва атранспортAq̇va atransportSukhumi's transport

Abkhaz[edit]

Prefix[edit]

а- (a-)

  1. (definite) article, attached to Abkhaz words, denoting definiteness.
    аҳаирплан иҧыруеитaḥairṗlan iҧərueiṭthe aircraft flies
    ашəҟəыҩҩцәа Аҟәаҟа ицеитašəq̇əəj°j°c°a Aq̇°aq̇a iceiṭthe writers went to Sukhumi
  2. (3rd person singular inanimate pronoun) it, used as the subject in transitive verbs
    сагеитsageiṭit took me
  3. (3rd person singular inanimate possessive prefix) its, belonging to non-human 3rd-person singular
    Аҟәа атранспортAq̇°a aṭransṗorṭSukhumi's transport
  4. the infinitive form of a verb, denoting there is no definite subject. See also -ра
    адырраadərrato know
    аҧсшәа аҳəараaҧsš°a aḥəarato speak the Abkhaz language
    аиааираaiaairato win

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-) (ἀν- (an-) immediately preceding a vowel), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥- (un-, not), zero-grade form of *ne (not). Doublet of не.

Prefix[edit]

а- (Latin spelling a-)

  1. Prefix prepended to words to denote a negation, deprivation or absence of a property denoted by base word.
    Synonyms: без-, не-

References[edit]

  • а-” in Hrvatski jezični portal