Times are a-changing! (Bob Dylan)

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2 responses to “Times are a-changing! (Bob Dylan)

  1. a changing –
    this prefix is not the same as the a- in atheist, for instance. It means “in the process of, in a particular state”.
    It is one of the most frequent prefixes in Old English and derives from ‘out’. The original meaning of a- is forth or away, but in Old English it often merely intensifies the meaning of the verb.

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