a- etymology

English word a- comes from Ancient Greek ἀ-

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Detailed word origin of a-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀ- Ancient Greek (grc)
a- English (eng) Not, without, opposite of.

Words with the same origin as a-

Descendants of ἀ-
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