a- etymology

Old English word a- comes from Old English ar-

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Detailed word origin of a-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ar- Old English (ang)
a- Old English (ang) Forming words with the sense from, away, off, out, e.g. āniman.

Words with the same origin as a-

Descendants of ar-
Dudda aberendlic ar- aræcan arēdan arǣdan awrecan on riht āberan āriht