achter

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See also: Achter and achter-

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch achter, from Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

achter

  1. behind
    De bal ligt achter de kast.
    The ball is (lying) behind the cupboard.
  2. beyond

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

achter

  1. inflected form of achte

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

Preposition[edit]

achter [+accusative or dative]

  1. behind
  2. through, past
  3. after (in time, order)

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Adverb[edit]

achter

  1. behind, at the back
  2. backwards
  3. after (in time)

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • achter (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achter (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achter (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch achter, from Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after.

Preposition[edit]

achter

  1. after

Derived terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian after, efter, from Proto-Germanic *after.

Preposition[edit]

achter

  1. behind; after