Meaning of astern in English:

astern

Pronunciation /əˈstəːn/

Translate astern into Spanish

adverb

  • 1Behind or toward the rear of a ship or aircraft.

    • ‘the engine rooms lay astern’
  • 2(of a ship) backwards; stern foremost.

    • ‘the lifeboat was carried astern by the tide’

Origin

Late Middle English from a- (expressing position or direction) + stern.