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Alemannic GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (cardinal) eight

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch achte, acht, from Old Dutch ahto, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare German acht, English eight, Danish otte, Swedish åtta, Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octō, Sanskrit अष्ट (aṣṭa), Hindi आठ (āṭh).

NumeralEdit

Dutch cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : acht
    Ordinal : achtste

acht

  1. (cardinal) eight
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch achte, from Old Dutch *ahta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtō.

NounEdit

acht f (uncountable)

  1. attention, heed
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: ag

VerbEdit

acht

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

AnagramsEdit


Dutch Low SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ahto, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu. Cognate to German Low German acht, German acht, Dutch acht.

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (in many (all?) dialects) eight (8)

GermanEdit

German cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : acht
    Ordinal : achte

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ahto, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Dutch acht, English eight, Danish otte, Swedish åtta, Greek οκτώ (októ), Latin octō.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (cardinal) eight

Coordinate termsEdit

Related termsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ahto, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu. Cognate to Dutch Low Saxon acht, German acht, Dutch acht.

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian and Plautdietsch) eight (8)

ReferencesEdit

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, →ISBN, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin āctus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acht m (genitive singular achta, nominative plural achtanna)

  1. decree, enactment
  2. compact
  3. condition
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish acht.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

acht

  1. Obsolete spelling of ach (but)

PrepositionEdit

acht (plus nominative, triggers no mutation)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ach (except, but)

AdverbEdit

acht

  1. Obsolete spelling of ach (but, only, merely)

Etymology 3Edit

Likely from etymology 2.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acht m (genitive singular achta)

  1. doubt, uncertainty
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
acht n-acht hacht t-acht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. Alternative form of achte

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *extos (except, but), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰsto- (out), from *h₁eǵʰs. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἐκτός (ektós, outside).

ConjunctionEdit

acht

  1. but
  2. provided (that) (followed by ro- and the subjunctive mood of the verb)

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of aigid.

VerbEdit

·acht

  1. third-person singular preterite conjunct of aigid
  2. passive singular preterite conjunct of aigid

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·acht unchanged ·n-acht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare German acht, Dutch acht, English eight.

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (cardinal) eight

Etymology 2Edit

Compare German achte, Dutch achtste, English eighth.

AdjectiveEdit

acht

  1. eighth

Ordinal numberEdit

acht

  1. eighth

West FrisianEdit

West Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : acht

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian achta, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. (cardinal) eight

NounEdit

acht c (plural achten)

  1. eight

Zipser GermanEdit

NumeralEdit

acht

  1. Alternative form of åcht