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English

Etymology

Middle English < Old English æt < Proto-Germanic *at, *az < Proto-Indo-European *ad- (to, near, at).

Pronunciation

Preposition

at

  1. In or very near a particular place.
    At that precise position, at Jim’s house.
  2. (indicating time) Simultaneous .
    At six o’clock, at closing time.
  3. In the direction of (often in an unfocused or uncaring manner).
    He threw the ball at me, he shouted at her.
  4. Occupied in (activity).
    Men at work.

Usage notes

  1. He threw the ball to me — (so I could catch it).
    He threw the ball at me — (trying to hit me with it).
  1. He talked to her — (conversationally).
    He shouted at her — (aggressively).

Translations

Noun

Singular
at

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A subdivision of the Laotian kip, 100 at=1 kip

Danish

Conjunction

at

  1. that

Particle

at

  1. A particle used to mark the following verb as an infinitive.
    Det er menneskeligt at fejle. (To err is human.)

Dutch

Verb

at

  1. Singular past tense of eten.
  2. (slang) Singular present tense of atten

Faroese

Preposition

at (+ dative)

  1. at, towards, to

Conjunction

at

  1. that

Particle

at

  1. to (A particle used to mark the following verb as an infinitive.)
At lyfta. (To lift)

Irish

Noun

at m.

  1. A swelling.

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative at atanna
Vocative a ait a atanna
Genitive ait atanna
Dative at atanna

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an t-at na hatanna
Genitive an ait na n-atanna
Dative leis an at

don at

leis na hatanna


Latin

Conjunction

at

  1. but

Derived terms


Norwegian

Conjunction

at

  1. that

Tagalog

Conjunction

at

  1. and

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English heart.

Noun

at

  1. heart

Turkish

Pronunciation

Noun

at (objective definite atı)

  1. horse
  2. knight (chess)

Turkmen

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Noun

at

  1. horse

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Noun

at

  1. name

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