afër

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See also: afer and Afer

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *apsera o *asper(a), representing a contamination of *aps, reflected in Greek ἄψ ‎(ἄps, backwards), a variant of Proto-Indo-European *apo- 'off, away', with Proto-Indo-European *apero-. Cognate to Sanskrit अपर ‎(ápara, posterior, later, following), Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐌰𐍂 ‎(afar, after)[1] .

Preposition[edit]

afër (+ablative)

  1. at, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “afër”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 1