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Dictionary entry Language Definition
a- Polish (Prefix) Forming words with the sense of negation.Forming words with the sense of negation.
a- English (Prefix) (no longer productive) forming verbs with the sense away, up, on, out. (no longer productive) forming verbs with the sense of intensified action.(no longer productive) forming verbs with the sense away, up, on, out. (no longer productive) forming verbs with the sense of intensified action.
a- English (Prefix) Not, without, opposite of.Not, without, opposite of.
a- English (Prefix) (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.].(no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.].
a- English (Prefix) (archaic, dialectal) At such a time. [First attested prior to 1150]. (archaic, dialectal) In the act or process of. Being conflated with the next definition, a- is used in some dialects to [...](archaic, dialectal) At such a time. [First attested prior to 1150]. (archaic, dialectal) In the act or process of. Being conflated with the next definition, a- is used in some dialects to [...]
a- English (Prefix) Archaic and Dialectal. In dialect, it is sometimes conflated with sense 5 of the previous definition, and is used as a general indicator of a participle. [First attested around 1150 to 1350 [...]Archaic and Dialectal. In dialect, it is sometimes conflated with sense 5 of the previous definition, and is used as a general indicator of a participle. [First attested around 1150 to 1350 [...]
a- English (Prefix) (no longer productive) forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out[First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].(no longer productive) forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out[First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].
a- English (Prefix) (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or motion. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].(no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or motion. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].
a- English (Prefix) (no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].(no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.].
a- Italian (Prefix) Ad- (indication direction).Ad- (indication direction).
a- Italian (Prefix) A- (indicating lack or loss).A- (indicating lack or loss).
a- Latin
a- French (Prefix) A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like.A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like.
a- French (Prefix) A-, non-, -less.A-, non-, -less.
a- Portuguese (Prefix) Added to adjective X, forms verbs meaning to make/turn X. Added to noun X, forms verbs meaning to cause or make X or to cause something to have X.Added to adjective X, forms verbs meaning to make/turn X. Added to noun X, forms verbs meaning to cause or make X or to cause something to have X.
a- Portuguese (Prefix) A- (not; without).A- (not; without).
a- Spanish (Prefix) A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like.A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like.
a- Latvian (Prefix) Not, not having, without, opposite of.Not, not having, without, opposite of.
a- Dutch (Prefix) A-: Not, without, opposite of.A-: Not, without, opposite of.
a- Serbo-Croatian (Prefix) Prefix prepended to words to denote a negation, deprivation or absence of a property denoted by base word.Prefix prepended to words to denote a negation, deprivation or absence of a property denoted by base word.
a- Old English (Prefix) Forming words with the sense from, away, off, out, e.g. āniman.Forming words with the sense from, away, off, out, e.g. āniman.
a- Middle English
a- Translingual (Prefix) Used to form taxonomic names indicating a lack of some feature that might be expected.Used to form taxonomic names indicating a lack of some feature that might be expected.
a- Old Saxon (Prefix) Forming words with the sense from, away, out, off, e.g. āniman.Forming words with the sense from, away, out, off, e.g. āniman.
a- Zulu (Prefix) He, she, it; class 1 subject concord, used in the subjunctive and potential mood.He, she, it; class 1 subject concord, used in the subjunctive and potential mood.
a- Zulu (Prefix) They; class 6 subject concord.They; class 6 subject concord.
a- Zulu (Prefix) Of; class 6 possessive concord.Of; class 6 possessive concord.
a- Proto-Albanian
a- Anglo-Norman
a- Pali
a- Proto-Indo-Aryan
a- Xhosa (Prefix) They; class 6 subject concord.They; class 6 subject concord.
a- Xhosa (Prefix) Of; class 6 possessive concord.Of; class 6 possessive concord.
a- Swati (Prefix) He, she, it; class 1 subject concord, used in the subjunctive and potential mood.He, she, it; class 1 subject concord, used in the subjunctive and potential mood.
a- Swati (Prefix) They; class 6 subject concord.They; class 6 subject concord.
a- Nyanja
a- Phuthi (Prefix) They; class 6 subject concord.They; class 6 subject concord.
a- Miami
a- Southern Sotho
a- Ganda