another etymology

English word another comes from English other, English an

Detailed word origin of another

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
other English (eng) (obsolete) otherwise. Apart from; in the phrase "other than". (obsolete) Or. An other one, more often rendered as another.. The other one; the second of two. (obsolete) Left, as opposed to right.. Alien.. Different.. See other (determiner) below. Second. Not the one or ones previously referred to. (transitive) (ethnicity, or, race) To label as "other".. (transitive) To make into an other.. [...]
an English (eng) The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri). (rare, nonstandard) used by a few speakers and writers before /h/, especially if weakly pronounced. In each; to or for each; per. (archaic) If, so long as.. (archaic) as if; as though.
another English (eng) One of the group of things of the same kind.. One that is different from the current one.. The additional one of the same kind. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.. Not the same; different.. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.

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