English word afar comes from English a-, English far.
Afar detailed word origin explanation
|a- || English (eng) ||(no longer productive) Away from. [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.] (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.] Not, without, opposite of. (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or [...] |
|far || English (eng) ||(Can we verify([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiktionary%3ARequests+for+verification%2FEnglish&action=edit§ion=new&preload=Template:rfv-sense/preload&preloadtitle=%5B%5Bfar%23rfv-sense-notice-en-%7cfar%5D%5D +]) this sense?) A young pig, or a litter of pigs. (computing, not comparable) Outside the currently selected segment in a segmented memory architecture.. (obsolete, [...] |
|afar || English (eng) ||At, to, or from a great distance; far away. |
Words with the same origin as afar