ächzen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German echzen, from Old High German *ahhizen(to say ‘ah’), attested in the verbal noun ahhizōt, derived from the interjection ah(oh; ah; my; alas), whence modern ach(idem).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ächzen ‎(third-person singular simple present ächzt, past tense ächzte, past participle geächzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (of people) to groan
  2. (of things) to creak

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