GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

18th century, from Low German lasch, from Middle Low German lasch, las, from Old Saxon *lask, from Proto-West Germanic *laskw, from Proto-Germanic *laskwaz (dull, lax, sluggish, lazy). Likely reinforced by unrelated French lâche, from Latin laxus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laʃ/
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AdjectiveEdit

lasch (strong nominative masculine singular lascher, comparative lascher, superlative am laschesten or am laschsten)

  1. limp, lackadaisical
    Synonyms: schlaff, schlapp
  2. lax, overly lenient
    Synonym: lax
  3. (rare) bland, lacking in taste
    Synonyms: laff, fade

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lasch” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • lasch” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon