zucht

See also: Zucht

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch sucht, socht, from Old Dutch *suft (sigh, sip), from Proto-Germanic *suf- (to sip), from Proto-Indo-European *sū-, *sew- (sap, moisture; to rain, drip, suck). Cognate with Middle Low German sucht (a sigh), German Seufzer (a sigh).

NounEdit

zucht m (plural zuchten, diminutive zuchtje n)

  1. sigh
Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

zucht

  1. sigh

VerbEdit

zucht

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch suchte, from Old Dutch suhti, suhte (also sufte which is a hypercorrection), from Proto-Germanic *suhtiz. Cognate to German Sucht and Old Norse sótt. Related to ziek.

NounEdit

zucht f (plural zuchten, diminutive zuchtje n)

  1. longing, desire
  2. a pathological desire or craving
  3. (usually used in compounds) a disease, sickness
Derived termsEdit
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 22:49