aft

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English[edit]

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  • (US, UK) IPA(key): /æft/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æft

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English æftan (behind); originally superlative of of (off). See after.

Noun[edit]

aft (usually uncountable, plural afts)

  1. (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.

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aft (comparative further aft or more aft, superlative furthest aft or most aft)

  1. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).
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Adjective[edit]

aft (comparative further aft or more aft, superlative furthest aft or most aft)

  1. located at the back of a boat, ship, or airplane

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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of afternoon.

Noun[edit]

aft (plural afts)

  1. (dated slang) Alternative form of afternoon: the time of day from noon until early evening.
    • 1898, The Hotel/Motor Hotel Monthly, volume 6, page 27:
      A gents' toilet room might be found in a house that caters for the cheaper class of theatrical patronage, where the slangy language of the "goin' to the mat this aft?" style prevails. A gents toilet room is not found in the Southern Hotel. It either "men's" or "gentlemen's".
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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *aweita, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₁- (compare Ancient Greek ἀῦτμη (aûtmē, breath), Welsh awel (breeze)).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

aft m (indefinite plural afte, definite singular afti, definite plural aftet)

  1. draft (wind, bellows)
  2. waft, whiff
  3. warmth from a fire

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  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 71
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “aft”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 2

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἄφθα (áphtha). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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aft f (plural aften, diminutive aftje n)

  1. aphtha (a sore in the mucous membrane of the mouth).

Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English oft.

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aft (comparative after, superlative aftest)

  1. often

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French aphte

Noun[edit]

aft (definite accusative afdı, plural aftlar)

  1. aphtha

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Inflection
Nominative aft
Definite accusative afdı
Singular Plural
Nominative aft aftlar
Definite accusative afdı aftları
Dative afda aftlara
Locative aftta aftlarda
Ablative afttan aftlardan
Genitive afdın aftların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular afdım aftlarım
2nd singular afdın aftların
3rd singular afdı aftları
1st plural afdımız aftlarımız
2nd plural afdınız aftlarınız
3rd plural aftları aftları

References[edit]

  • aft in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu