zanter

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sint. The onset z- is probably from prepositioned ze ‎(to) as in cognate Dutch sinds (from earlier *t(e)zinds). More distant cognates include German seit and English since.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

zanter ‎(+ dative)

  1. since (a point in time)
    Ech wunnen hei zanter dem leschte Joer.
    I've lived here since last year.
  2. for (a time span)
    Ech wunnen hei zanter engem Joer.
    I've lived here for a year.