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Definition for: at

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See also At, åt, ät, át, -ât

English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
you not be #20: at by on her

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.
  5. The logogram @.

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

at (in or very near a particular place)

  • Arabic: عند ( ʕand )
  • Breton: e
  • Bulgarian: в (v), на (na), при (pri), до (do)
  • Catalan: a
  • Chinese: 在 (zài)
  • Czech: u
  • Danish: på
  • Dutch: op, bij
  • Esperanto: sur
  • Faeroese: í / á / hjá / til
  • Finnish: -lla / -llä (adessive case) ;
    -ssa / -ssä (inessive case)
  • French: à, en
  • German: an, auf, bei, in
  • Greek: στον (ston) m . , στη (sti) f . , στο (sto) n . ; στους (stous) m pl , στις (stis) f pl , στα (sta) n pl
  • Hungarian: -n / -on / -en / -ön (superessive case) ; -nál / -nél (adessive case)
  • Ido: ye
  • Interlingua: a, in
  • Irish: ag
  • Italian: a, in
  • Japanese: で (de), に (ni)
  • Korean: ~에서 (-eseo)
  • Kurdish: Kurdish: li (Kurmanji), le (Soranî)
  • Latin: locative case
  • Novial: che, an, sur
  • Norwegian: på
  • Persian: دَر (dær)
  • Polish: przy
  • Portuguese: a, em
  • Romanian: la
  • Russian: в (v), на (na), при (pri), у (u), возле (vózle)
  • Slovak: v; pri; na
    At home = doma
    At work = v práci
    At the table = pri stole
    At the top = na vrchu
  • Spanish: en
  • Swedish: på, vid
    At home = hemma
    At work = på jobbet
    At the table = vid bordet
  • Telugu: వద్ద (vadda)
  • Thai: (nā)
  • Turkish: -da, -de
  • Vietnamese: ở tại, lúc, vào

at (indicating time)

  • Arabic: في (fi)
  • Breton: da
  • Bulgarian: в (v)
  • Catalan: a
  • Czech: u
  • Danish: på
  • Dutch: om
  • Esperanto: je
  • Finnish: -lta / -ltä (ablative case) ;
    -na / -nä (essive case)
  • French: à
  • German: um
  • Greek: στον (ston) m . , στη (sti) f . , στο (sto) n . ; στους (stous) m pl , στις (stis) f pl , στα (sta) n pl
  • Hungarian: -kor (temporalis case)
  • Interlingua: a
  • Italian: a
  • Japanese: に (ni)
  • Kurdish: Kurdish: li (Kurmanji), le (Soranî)
  • Latin: ablative case
  • Novial: ye
  • Polish: w
  • Portuguese: a
  • Romanian: la
  • Russian: в (v)
  • Slovak: o
  • Spanish: a
  • Swedish: vid
    At five o’clock = klockan fem or vid fem ( informal )
    At midnight = vid midnatt

at (in the direction of)

  • Arabic: في (fi)
  • Bulgarian: в (v), на (na)
  • Chinese: 在 (zài)
  • Czech: u
  • Danish: til
  • Dutch: op
  • Esperanto: al
  • Faeroese: eftir (dative case)
  • Finnish: -lle (allative case) ; kohti
  • French: à
  • German: nach, zu
  • Greek: στον (ston) m . , στη (sti) f . , στο (sto) n . ; στους (stous) m pl , στις (stis) f pl , στα (sta) n pl
  • Hungarian: -t ( accusative case )
  • Interlingua: a
  • Irish: ag
  • Italian: a
  • Japanese: に (ni), を (o)
  • Korean: ~에서 (-eseo)
  • Kurdish: Kurdish: li (Kurmanji), le (Soranî)
  • Novial: vers, a
  • Norwegian: på
  • Polish: na, do
  • Portuguese: a
  • Romanian: înspre
  • Russian: в (v), на (na)
  • Slovak: do
  • Spanish: a
  • Swedish: på, mot
    Han kastade sten mot mig = He threw stones at (=towards) me
    Han kastade sten på mig = He threw stones at me ( ...and hit me )
  • Thai: (nā)

Noun

at

  1. (currency) 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 form

at

  1. singular past tense of eten

Irish

Noun

at m

  1. a swell

Latin

Conjunction

at

  1. but



Norwegian

Conjunction

at

  1. that

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English heart .

Noun

at

  1. heart

Turkish

Noun

at

  1. horse

Turkmen

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /at/

Noun

at

  1. horse

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aːt/

Noun

at

  1. name

Other Translations for "at"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeat
Hexe1 74
Pig Latinatway

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