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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lachen, from Old High German lahhen, from Proto-Germanic *hlahjaną.

VerbEdit

לאַכן (lakhn) (past participle געלאַכט (gelakht))

  1. To laugh
    דער מענטש טראַכט און גאָט לאַכט.‏‎ ― der mentsh trakht un got lakht.The man plans and God laughs.
    —Proverb

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