achten

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See also: Achten and ächten

Cimbrian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

achten

  1. dative of achte
    Bar zèinan in achten.
    There are eight of us.
    (literally, “We are in eight.”)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch achten. Equivalent to acht +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑxtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ah‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɑxtən

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
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.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ag

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German ahtan, from ahta + -an, from Proto-West Germanic *ahtu. Equivalent to Acht (attention) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) to care about, to pay attention to [+ auf (accusative)]
  2. (intransitive) to keep an eye on [+ auf (accusative)]
  3. (transitive) to respect
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Etymology 2[edit]

achte +‎ -en

Numeral[edit]

achten

  1. inflection of achte:
    1. strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
    3. strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak/mixed all-case plural

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German achten.

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

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ahtōn. 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

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon ahton.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

achten

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

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West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

achten

  1. plural of acht