po-

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Czech[edit]

Prefix[edit]

po-

  1. Perfective aspect, as in požádat ask
  2. After, as in pozdě late, from po
  3. place names

Esperanto[edit]

Prefix[edit]

po-

  1. A prefix having a similar distributive meaning as the preposition po
    vendi pogrande — sell wholesale
    la ponumera prezo — the price per issue
    poiom — bit by bit

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Indo-European *h₂pó, zero-grade of *h₂epo (whence ab).

Prefix[edit]

po-

  1. off, away

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag

Polish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

po-

  1. Prepended to imperfective verbs to form iterative perfectives
    narzekać impf (to complain)ponarzekać pf (to complain some)
    nalepiać impf (to glue, to stick)ponalepiać pf (to stick in several places)
  2. Prepended to imperfective verbs to create semelfactive perfectives
    grzebać (to be burying)pogrzebać (to bury)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

po- (Cyrillic spelling по-)

  1. perfective aspect
  2. After, on, a-, from po