achten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch achten, from Old Dutch *ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Equivalent to acht +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

achten

  1. (transitive) to esteem, to respect, to value
  2. (transitive) to estimate, to consider, to reckon

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of achten (weak)
infinitive achten
past singular achtte
past participle geacht
infinitive achten
gerund achten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular acht achtte
2nd person sing. (jij) acht achtte
2nd person sing. (u) acht achtte
2nd person sing. (gij) acht achtte
3rd person singular acht achtte
plural achten achtten
subjunctive sing.1 achte achtte
subjunctive plur.1 achten achtten
imperative sing. acht
imperative plur.1 acht
participles achtend geacht
1) Archaic.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ag

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxtən/, [ˈʔaxtn̩], [ˈʔaxtən]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German ahtan, which is from ahta +‎ -an. Surface analysis: Acht (attention) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

achten (third-person singular simple present achtet, past tense achtete, past participle geachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to care about, to pay attention to
  2. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to keep an eye on
  3. (transitive) to respect
Conjugation[edit]
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See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

achte +‎ -en

Adjective[edit]

achten

  1. inflected form of achte

Further reading[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German achten, from Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną, derived from *ahtō (from which modern Low German Acht).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxtn̩/, /ˈaxtən/

Verb[edit]

achten (third-person singular simple present acht, past tense acht, past participle acht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive, with op) to care about, pay attention to
  2. (transitive) to keep an eye on
  3. (intransitive, with op) to respect

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Equivalent to achte +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

achten

  1. to consider, to think
  2. to pay attention to
  3. to expect
  4. to discuss
  5. to esteem, to value

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive achten
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive achten
In genitive achtens
In dative achtene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular achte
2nd singular achts, achtes
3rd singular acht, achtet
1st plural achten
2nd plural acht, achtet
3rd plural achten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular achte
2nd singular achts, achtes
3rd singular achte
1st plural achten
2nd plural acht, achtet
3rd plural achten
Imperative Present
Singular acht, achte
Plural acht, achtet
Present Past
Participle achtende

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • achten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Cognate with Dutch achten and Old English eahtian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

achten

  1. to proscribe
  2. to take care about
  3. to respect
  4. to mind something
  5. to look after

Conjugation[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

achten

  1. plural of acht