wacht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑxt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wacht
  • Rhymes: -ɑxt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wachte, from Old Dutch wahta, from Proto-Germanic *wahtwō.

Noun[edit]

wacht f (plural wachten, diminutive wachtje n)

  1. A guard-post.
  2. (only, definitive) The function, duty of standing guard.
  3. A body of guards.
    Synonym: garde
  4. A single guard.
  5. A turn of guard duty or of other supervision.
Derived terms[edit]

-types and functions of guards

Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: wag
  • Negerhollands: wacht, wach, wak, wagt

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

wacht

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of wachten
  2. imperative of wachten

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wacht

  1. inflection of wachen:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person plural present
    3. plural imperative

Middle Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

wacht

  1. inflection of wachten:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative/subjunctive
    3. singular/plural imperative