zocken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish z(ch)ocken with meaning "to gamble"[1]. The Yiddish term originates from the Hebrew word stem שחק (Sakheck, to play, gamble).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈtsɔkən/

  • (Standard, Germany) IPA(key): [ˈtsɔk(ə)n], [ˈtsɔʔŋ]
  • (Ripuarian) IPA(key): /ˈtsɔk.kən/, [ˈtsɔk.kən]
  • Hyphenation: zo‧cken

Verb[edit]

zocken (third-person singular simple present zockt, past tense zockte, past participle gezockt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to gamble

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Duden, Deutsches Universalwörterbuch, ed. 1989

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