Contionary:af

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SinPlatt

Etymology

OS af f. PG af, aƀa, aƀu f. PIE *apo- Compare English off, of, Dutch af, German

Pronunciation

(SinPlatt) IPA: /af/

Preposition

  1. off, from here, at a distance, down with, on

Skundavisk

Etymology

From Middle Skundavisk af, from Old Skundavisk af, ab, from Halmisk ab, from Proto-Germanic *ab.

Pronunciation

IPA: /aɸ/

Preposition

af

  1. of (indicating possession, usually when the use of the genitive case is impossible, like in the case of country names)
    The befølking af Pæksten hat ge'ooken.
    The population of Pakistan has increased.
  2. off, away from
    Hi ging af the weg.
    He went off the way.

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