schlachten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German slahten, from Old High German slahtōn (slaughter, sacrifice), from Proto-Germanic *slahtōną. Cognate with Dutch slachten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaxtən/, [ˈʃlaχtn̩], [ˈʃlax-], [-tən]
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  • Hyphenation: schlach‧ten

Verb[edit]

schlachten (weak, third-person singular present schlachtet, past tense schlachtete, past participle geschlachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to slaughter (kill livestock; kill people brutally)

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