Information about the word against (English → Esperanto: kontraŭ)

Part of speechpreposition
Pronunciation/əˈɡeɪnst/, /əˈɡɛnst/
Hyphenationa·gainst
Shavian alphabet𐑩𐑜𐑱𐑯𐑕𐑑, 𐑩𐑜𐑧𐑯𐑕𐑑

Usage samples

Be sure that you keep your back braced against one wall and your feet against the other.
Both Russia and China have been reluctant to back tougher UN Security Council sanctions against Iran.
It is highly effective against ticks and mosquitoes.
We know what they are against, but what are they for?

Translations

Afrikaansjeens; teen
Albaniankundër
Catalancontra
Czechproti
Danishimod
Dutchaan; tegen; tegenover
English (Old English)ongean
Esperantokontraŭ
Faeroeseímóti
Finnishvastaan
Frenchcontre
Germangegen; wider; entgegen
Hungarianellen
Italiancontro
Luxemburgishvirun; géint
Malaylawan
Norwegianmot
Papiamentoanti; kontra
Polishnaprzeciw; przeciw; w zamian
Portuguesecontra
Romanianîmpotriva
Russianпротив
Saterland Frisianan; juun; juunuur
Scottish Gaelican aghaidh
Spanishcontra
Swahilijuu ya
Swedishemot; inemot; mot
Turkishaleyh; aleyhinde
West Frisiantsjin