slachten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch slachten, from Old Dutch *slahton, from Proto-Germanic *slahtōną. Cognate with German schlachten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

slachten

  1. (transitive) to slaughter

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of slachten (weak)
infinitive slachten
past singular slachtte
past participle geslacht
infinitive slachten
gerund slachten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular slacht slachtte
2nd person sing. (jij) slacht slachtte
2nd person sing. (u) slacht slachtte
2nd person sing. (gij) slacht slachtte
3rd person singular slacht slachtte
plural slachten slachtten
subjunctive sing.1 slachte slachtte
subjunctive plur.1 slachten slachtten
imperative sing. slacht
imperative plur.1 slacht
participles slachtend geslacht
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

slachten

  1. to resemble, to look like [+dative]
  2. to slaughter, to kill
    Synonyms: slâen

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive slachten
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive slachten
In genitive slachtens
In dative slachtene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular slachte
2nd singular slachts, slachtes
3rd singular slacht, slachtet
1st plural slachten
2nd plural slacht, slachtet
3rd plural slachten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular slachte
2nd singular slachts, slachtes
3rd singular slachte
1st plural slachten
2nd plural slacht, slachtet
3rd plural slachten
Imperative Present
Singular slacht, slachte
Plural slacht, slachtet
Present Past
Participle slachtende

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Further reading[edit]

  • slachten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • slachten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929