sacht

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Low German sacht (soft), cognate form of German sanft. Cognate also to English soft and Dutch zacht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zaxt/, [zaχt]
  • (file)
  • Homophone: sagt (only according to a regional pronunciation of this word)

Adjective[edit]

sacht (comparative sachter, superlative am sachtesten)

  1. gentle, soft
    Ein sachter Sommerwind wehte durch die Nacht.
    A gentle summer wind blew through the night.

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Adverb[edit]

sacht

  1. gently
    Er setzte das Kind sacht auf den Boden.
    He set the child gently on the ground.

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