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CimbrianEdit

NumeralEdit

achten

  1. dative of achte
    Bar zèinan in achten.
    There are eight of us.
    (literally, “We are in eight.”)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch achten, from Old Dutch *ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Equivalent to acht +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑxtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ah‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɑxtən

VerbEdit

achten

  1. (transitive) to esteem, to respect, to value
  2. (transitive) to estimate, to consider, to reckon

InflectionEdit

Inflection of achten (weak)
infinitive achten
past singular achtte
past participle geacht
infinitive achten
gerund achten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular acht achtte
2nd person sing. (jij) acht achtte
2nd person sing. (u) acht achtte
2nd person sing. (gij) acht achtte
3rd person singular acht achtte
plural achten achtten
subjunctive sing.1 achte achtte
subjunctive plur.1 achten achtten
imperative sing. acht
imperative plur.1 acht
participles achtend geacht
1) Archaic.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ag

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxtən/, [ˈʔaxtn̩], [ˈʔaxtən]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German ahtan, from ahta + -an, from Proto-Germanic *ahtō (attention). Surface analysis: Acht (attention) +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

achten (third-person singular simple present achtet, past tense achtete, past participle geachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to care about, to pay attention to
  2. (intransitive, with auf and accusative) to keep an eye on
  3. (transitive) to respect
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

achte +‎ -en

NumeralEdit

achten

  1. inflection of achte:
    1. strong genitive masculine and neuter singular
    2. weak and mixed genitive and dative all-gender singular
    3. strong, weak, and mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak and mixed all-case plural

Further readingEdit

  • achten in Duden online
  • achten in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German achten, from Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną, derived from *ahtō (from which modern Low German Acht).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxtn̩/, /ˈaxtən/

VerbEdit

achten (third-person singular simple present acht, past tense acht, past participle acht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive, with op) to care about, pay attention to
  2. (transitive) to keep an eye on
  3. (intransitive, with op) to respect

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Equivalent to achte +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

achten

  1. to consider, to think
  2. to pay attention to
  3. to expect
  4. to discuss
  5. to esteem, to value

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive achten
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive achten
In genitive achtens
In dative achtene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular achte
2nd singular achts, achtes
3rd singular acht, achtet
1st plural achten
2nd plural acht, achtet
3rd plural achten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular achte
2nd singular achts, achtes
3rd singular achte
1st plural achten
2nd plural acht, achtet
3rd plural achten
Imperative Present
Singular acht, achte
Plural acht, achtet
Present Past
Participle achtende

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • achten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • achten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon ahton, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōną. Cognate with Dutch achten and Old English eahtian.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

achten

  1. to proscribe
  2. to take care about
  3. to respect
  4. to mind something
  5. to look after

ConjugationEdit


West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

achten

  1. plural of acht