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See also: achten and Achten

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German æhten, âhten, from Old High German âhten, from Proto-Germanic *anhtijaną. Cognate with Middle English eghten (to attack; persecute).

Related also to Proto-Germanic *anhtō (enmity; persecution).

In origin unrelated with, but influenced by, achten.

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VerbEdit

ächten (third-person singular simple present ächtet, past tense ächtete, past participle geächtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to outlaw, declare as not being protected by law

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German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon aftan.

AdverbEdit

ächten

  1. behind
  2. there
    dà ächtenover there

ReferencesEdit

  • Friedrich Woeste, Wörterbuch der Westfälischen Mundart, Band I (1882, Norden/Leipzig: Diedr. Soltau's Verlag)