ante-

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See also: ante, Ante, Ánte, ānte, -ante, anté-, and an té

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ante (preposition and prefix); akin to Ancient Greek ἀντί (antí), Sanskrit अन्ति (anti), Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳- (and-), 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌰- (anda-) (only in compounds), 𐌰𐌽𐌳- (and-), 𐍉𐌽𐌳- (ōnd-), (only in compounds): compare answer, along, German ant-, ent- (in compounds). Doublet of and- and anti-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæn.tɪ/, /ˌæn.tə/

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. (non-productive) Prior to in time.
    antebellum
  2. (non-productive) In front of in space.
    antechamber
  3. (anatomy) anterior

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with anti-.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ante-, from Latin ante-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ante]
  • Hyphenation: an‧té

Prefix[edit]

anté-

  1. ante-

Derived terms[edit]

Category Indonesian words prefixed with ante- not found

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Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. ante- (all senses)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ante

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. before

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. ante-, before
    Synonym: przed-

Declension[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

Category Polish words suffixed with ante- not found

Further reading[edit]

  • ante- in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ante- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: an‧te-

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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Romanian[edit]

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ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ante-.

Prefix[edit]

ante-

  1. ante- (prior to in time)
    ante- + ‎penúltimo (penultimate) → ‎antepenúltimo (antepenultimate)
  2. ante- (in front of in space)

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