अ-

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See also: अं, अँ, , and अः

Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Prefix[edit]

अ- (a-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived terms[edit]



Marathi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Prefix[edit]

अ- (a-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Marathi words prefixed with अ- not found



Nepali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Prefix[edit]

अ- (a-)

  1. A negating prefix. non-, un-, a-, an-, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

This form is used before words that begin with consonants.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Nepali words prefixed with अ- not found



Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *n̥-.

Prefix[edit]

अ- (a-)

  1. un-. not
Derived terms[edit]


Etymology 2[edit]

Prefix[edit]

अ- (a-)

  1. Used in the formation of imperfect, aorist and conditional tenses.

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0001