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meanings of "a" [1]

[the first letter of the alphabet]


meanings of "a" [2]

m.{a-stem} of viSNu; of ziva


meanings of "a" [3]


1.a prefix corresponding to Latin in, Eng. in or un, Gr. a or an, and joined to nouns, adjectives, indeclinables (or rarely even to verbs) as a substitute for the negative particle naJ, and changed to an before vowels (except in the word a-RNin); interjection of pity (ah!);

3.the augment prefixed to the root in the formation of the Imperfect, Aorist and Conditional Tenses