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Alemannic GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German klagen, from Old High German klagōn, from Proto-Germanic *klagōną. Cognate with German klagen, Dutch klagen.

VerbEdit

chlaage (third-person singular simple present chlaagt, past participle gchlagt, auxiliary haa)

  1. to mourn, lament
  2. to moan, whine, complain
    • 1903, Robert Walser, Der Teich:
      Schäm di, immer z’chlage.
      Shame on you, constantly whining.