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unter

1.
under
(below)
Value:
Opposite: über
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2.
among, in between
(For groups of items)
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Word Family

Root: *ṇdher

The original sense of this root was simply

under

Besides the Germanic under and unter, it is also the origin of the Latin infra-, which also carries the idea of under, among.

Infrared for example is a range of waves the frequency of which is “below” the frequency of red.

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