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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ackus, from Proto-Germanic *akwisī, probably from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷs-ih₂- (axe), from *h₂eḱ- (sharp, pointed). Compare Low German Ax, Dutch aaks, English axe, Danish økse, Swedish yxa, Icelandic öxi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /akst/
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NounEdit

Axt f (genitive Axt, plural Äxte)

  1. axe

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Further readingEdit

  • Axt in Duden online