ächten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German âhten, æhten, from Old High German âhtan.

From a Germanic root oht "enmity, persecution", cognate with Old English ehtan.

In origin unrelated with, but influenced by, achten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛçtn̩/, /ˈʔɛçtən/
  • Homophone: echten

Verb[edit]

ächten (third-person singular simple present ächtet, past tense ächtete, past participle geächtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to outlaw, declare as not being protected by law

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