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]

Possible zero-grade from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epo. See ab.

Prefix[edit]

po-

  1. off, away

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • 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