Hacke

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German hakke. Also Old High German hakka ‎(animal heel), which has no attested continuation in Middle High German, however. Compare Dutch hak.

Noun[edit]

Hacke f ‎(genitive Hacke, plural Hacken)

  1. (regional, chiefly northern and central Germany) heel (of the foot)
  2. (regional, chiefly northern and central Germany) the back of the shoe, which is around the heel (including or excluding the sole, for which alone Absatz is used)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German hacke. Pertaining to hacken ‎(to chop).

Noun[edit]

Hacke f ‎(genitive Hacke, plural Hacken)

  1. hoe

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