ahint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English athinden, æthinden, from Old English æthindan (behind, after), equivalent to at- +‎ hind.

Adverb[edit]

ahint (not comparable)

  1. (Britain dialectal) behind

Preposition[edit]

ahint

  1. (Britain dialectal) behind
    • 1827, Allan's Tyneside Songs:
      ahint the coonter he sat i' the shop

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈhɪnt/, /əˈhɪn(d)/, /əˈhɛnt/

Adverb[edit]

ahint (not comparable)

  1. (of place) behind, to the rear
  2. (of time) in the past, in one's past life
  3. (of time) at a later time, late, too late

Preposition[edit]

ahint

  1. (of place) behind
  2. (of time) later than, after, behind

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