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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French hacher, from Old French hacher, hachier, from Frankish *hakkōn, from Proto-Germanic *hakkōną (to chop; hack). More at hack.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hacher

  1. to chop up, mince
    Hacher la viande.
    Chop up the meat.
    Bœuf haché
    Minced beef.
  2. (dated) to split with an ax
  3. (rare) to cut roughly and unequally
  4. (formal) to cut or hit repeatedly with something sharp; to slash
  5. (formal, rare) to speak or write with a very unequal or irregular style or rhythm

Usage notesEdit

  • In literary description, the adjective haché is much more common than the verb.

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Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French hacher, hachier, from Frankish *hakkōn, from Proto-Germanic *hakkōną (to chop; hack).

VerbEdit

hacher

  1. to chop up, mince

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Borrowing from Frankish *hakkōn, from Proto-Germanic *hakkōną (to chop; hack).

VerbEdit

hacher

  1. to chop up, mince

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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