a- etymology

Proto-Indo-Aryan word a- comes from Proto-Indo-European *nē, and later Proto-Indo-Iranian *a- (Un-, a-.)

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Detailed word origin of a-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*nē Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*a- Proto-Indo-Iranian (iir-pro) Un-, a-.
*a- Proto-Indo-Aryan (inc-pro)