אָן

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See also: אַן and אן

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German āne ‎(without) (compare German ohne), from Old High German āna, ānu, āno ‎(without), from Proto-Germanic *ēnō ‎(without) (compare Old Saxon āno, Old Frisian ōni, Old Norse án, ón), from Proto-Indo-European *anew, *enew ‎(without) (compare Ancient Greek ἄνευ ‎(áneu)).

Preposition[edit]

אָן ‎(on) ‎(no contracted dem-form)

  1. without
    וואָס קען וואַקסן, וואַקסן אָן רעגן?‎ ― vos ken vaksn, vaksn on regn? ― What can grow, grow without rain?

Derived terms[edit]