etter

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.tər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: et‧ter
  • Rhymes: -ɛtər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch etter, from Old Dutch *ēttar, from Proto-Germanic *aitrą. Cognate with English atter, German Eiter.

Noun[edit]

etter m or n (uncountable)

  1. pus
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French être (creature), with folk-etymological influence from etter (etymology 1).

Noun[edit]

etter m (plural etters, diminutive ettertje n)

  1. A nasty person, a prat.
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

etter

  1. first-person singular present indicative of etteren
  2. imperative of etteren

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Preposition[edit]

etter

  1. after

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Preposition[edit]

etter

  1. after
    Eg kjem på besøk etter middag.
    I will come visit you after dinner.
  2. behind
    Han dreg ei vogn etter seg.
    He is pulling a cart behind him.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eitr, from Proto-Germanic *aitrą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂oyd-, *h₂eyd-.

Noun[edit]

etter

  1. poisonous liquid from a plant or an animal, poison