hinter

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hinter ‎(plural hinters)

  1. Agent noun of hint; someone who hints.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hintar, from Proto-Germanic *hinder.

Preposition[edit]

hinter

  1. behind

Usage notes[edit]

The preposition “hinter” is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.