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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Substantivation of the numeral acht "eight", from Old High German ahtô.

NounEdit

Acht f ‎(genitive Acht, plural Achten)

  1. the natural number eight
  2. the numeral sign 8
  3. a playing card with the value eight
  4. a figure eight shape; a bicycle wheel bent out of shape
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German ahta. Obsolete but found in toponyms.

NounEdit

Acht f ‎(genitive Acht, plural Achten)

  1. field
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old High German ahta. Verbal abstract of achten. Cognate with Dutch acht ‎(attention, regard, heed), English aught ‎(estimation, esteem).

NounEdit

Acht f ‎(genitive Acht, no plural)

  1. attention, regard

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Etymology 4Edit

From Middle High German āhte, from Old High German āhta, from Proto-Germanic *anhtō ‎(persecution). Cognate with Old English ōht ‎(persecution, enmity).

NounEdit

Acht f ‎(genitive Acht, no plural)

  1. ban, banishment, outlawry
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