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English word afar comes from English a-, English far.

Afar etymology ?

Afar detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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&section=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

Descendants of a-
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