zucht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch sucht, socht, from Old Dutch *suft (sigh, sip), from Proto-Germanic *suf- (to sip), from Proto-Indo-European *sū-, *sew- (sap, moisture; to rain, drip, suck). Cognate with Middle Low German sucht (a sigh), German Seufzer (a sigh).

Noun[edit]

zucht m (plural zuchten, diminutive zuchtje n)

  1. sigh
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Interjection[edit]

zucht

  1. sigh

Verb[edit]

zucht

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of zuchten
  2. imperative of zuchten

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch suchte, from Old Dutch suhti, suhte (also sufte which is a hypercorrection), from Proto-Germanic *suhtiz. Cognate to German Sucht and Old Norse sótt. Related to ziek.

Noun[edit]

zucht f (plural zuchten, diminutive zuchtje n)

  1. longing, desire
  2. a pathological desire or craving
  3. (usually used in compounds) a disease, sickness
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