lachen

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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Verb[edit]

lachen

  1. to laugh
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Lachen. Ridere.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch *lahhan, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną. Compare Low German and German lachen, English laugh, West Frisian laitsje, Danish le.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.xə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧chen

Verb[edit]

lachen (past singular lachte, past participle gelachen)

  1. to laugh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lachen, from Old High German lahhen, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną. Compare Dutch lachen, English laugh, Danish le, Icelandic hlæja, Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌷𐌾𐌰𐌽 (hlahjan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lachen (third-person singular simple present lacht, past tense lachte, past participle gelacht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to laugh

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon hlahhian, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną. Compare Dutch and German lachen, English laugh, West Frisian laitsje, Danish le.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lachen (past singular lach, past participle lacht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to laugh

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