achter

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch after, from Proto-Germanic *after, *aftiri (more aft, further behind), from Proto-Indo-European *apotero (further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- (off, behind). Compare English after, West Frisian efter, German After, Danish efter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

achter

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

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

achter

  1. inflected form of achte