lachen

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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Verb[edit]

lachen

  1. to laugh
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Lachen. Ridere.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑxə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧chen

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lachen, from Old Dutch *lahhan, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Verb[edit]

lachen

  1. (intransitive) to laugh

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of lachen (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive lachen
past singular lachte
past participle gelachen
infinitive lachen
gerund lachen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular lach lachte
2nd person sing. (jij) lacht lachte
2nd person sing. (u) lacht lachte
2nd person sing. (gij) lacht lachte
3rd person singular lacht lachte
plural lachen lachten
subjunctive sing.1 lache lachte
subjunctive plur.1 lachen lachten
imperative sing. lach
imperative plur.1 lacht
participles lachend gelachen
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lachen, from Old High German lahhen, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lachen (third-person singular simple present lacht, past tense lachte, past participle gelacht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to laugh

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German lachen, from Old Saxon hlahhian, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lachen (past singular lach, past participle lacht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to laugh

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Old Dutch *lahhan, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

Verb[edit]

lachen

  1. to laugh
  2. to smile
  3. to be happy

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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