ἀν-

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See also: αν, ἄν, αν-, and άν-

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *n̥-(not, un-) when followed by laryngeal and a vowel: that is, in an open syllable of the n̥HV- form.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Prefix[edit]

ἀν- ‎(an-)

  1. Alternative form of ἀ-(a-) used before a vowel.

References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1