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]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch *lahhan, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną. Compare Low German and German lachen, English laugh, West Frisian laitsje, Danish le.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.xə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧chen

Verb[edit]

lachen ‎(past singular lachte, past participle gelachen)

  1. to laugh

Conjugation[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. Compare Dutch lachen, English laugh, Danish le, Icelandic hlæja, Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌷𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(hlahjan).

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, from Old Saxon hlahhian, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną. Compare Dutch and German lachen, English laugh, West Frisian laitsje, Danish le.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to laugh

Conjugation[edit]

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