daschen

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old Danish ancestor of Danish daske. Equivalent to dasch +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaʃən/, /ˈdasən/, /ˈdɛi̯ʃən/

Verb[edit]

daschen

  1. To hit with a weapon and cause damage; to land a blow or hit.
  2. To run; to move hastily and with a sense of urgency.
  3. To break or fall apart; to cave in.
  4. (rare) To hit a percussion instrument as to play it.
  5. (rare, Late Middle English) To destroy or ruin by blade or weapon.
  6. (rare, Late Middle English) To ruin a matrimonial bond; to separate partners.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: dash
  • Scots: dash

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