achten

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See also: Achten and ächten

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch achten, from Old Dutch *ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną, derived from *ahtō (from which modern Dutch acht).

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achten (past singular achtte, past participle geacht)

  1. to esteem, to respect, to value
  2. to estimate, to consider, to reckon

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  • Afrikaans: ag

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxtən/, [ˈʔaxtn̩], [ˈʔaxtən]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German ahtan, which is from ahta +‎ -an. Surface etymology: Acht (attention) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

achten (third-person singular simple present achtet, past tense achtete, past participle geachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to care about, to pay attention to
  2. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to keep an eye on
  3. (transitive) to respect
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Etymology 2[edit]

achte +‎ -en

Adjective[edit]

achten

  1. inflected form of achte

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German achten, from Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną, derived from *ahtō (from which modern Low German Acht).

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Verb[edit]

achten (past singular acht, past participle acht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive, with op) to care about, pay attention to
  2. (transitive) to keep an eye on
  3. (intransitive, with op) to respect

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Cognate with Dutch achten and Old English eahtian.

Verb[edit]

achten

  1. to proscribe
  2. to take care about
  3. to respect
  4. to mind something
  5. to look after

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

achten

  1. plural form of acht