wachen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wahhēn, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną. Cognate with English wake, watch, Dutch waken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaχən/, [ˈvaχn̩]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aχn
  • Hyphenation: wa‧chen

Verb[edit]

wachen (third-person singular simple present wacht, past tense wachte, past participle gewacht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to be awake
  2. to watch, to guard

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