hinter

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See also: hinter-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hint +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hinter (plural hinters)

  1. Agent noun of hint; someone who hints.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪntɐ/
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Preposition[edit]

hinter (with accusative or dative)

  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.

Derived terms[edit]