efter

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Germanic *aftiri ‎(more aft, further behind), *after, from Proto-Indo-European *apotero ‎(further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- ‎(off, behind).

Preposition[edit]

efter

  1. after; subsequent; later in time than

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Scots[edit]

Preposition[edit]

efter

  1. after

Adverb[edit]

efter (not comparable)

  1. after

Conjunction[edit]

efter

  1. after

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eptir, from Proto-Germanic *aftiri ‎(more aft, further behind), *after, from Proto-Indo-European *apotero ‎(further behind, further away), comparative form of *apo- ‎(off, behind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

efter

  1. after; subsequent; later in time than or later in a sequence than
  2. by; using the rules or logic of
  3. by; as in one by one, one after another
    en efter en
    one by one
  4. as to; in a manner conforming or corresponding to
    Sortera dem efter storlek och färg.
    Sort them as to size and color.

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian efter, 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, Dutch achter, German After, Danish efter.

Preposition[edit]

efter

  1. behind