vocht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Middle Dutch vocht, from early Middle Dutch vucht, from Old Dutch fuchte (humid, wet, damp; marsh-like), from Proto-Germanic *funhtijaz (humid, wet, damp). In Middle Dutch the word gradually shifted from being an adjective to being a noun, with the old adjective being replaced by vochtig (humid, wet).Cognate with the Old English adjective fuht (moist, damp) and the German adjective feucht (wet, humid, damp).

Noun[edit]

vocht n (uncountable)

  1. dampness
  2. liquid

Verb[edit]

vocht

  1. singular past indicative of vechten