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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • schaft (archaic; not for a person)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schacht, from Old Dutch skaft, from Proto-Germanic *skaftaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

schacht m (plural schachten, diminutive schachtje n)

  1. A shaft, a pole-shaped object or part of one, e.g. a handle
  2. A shaft, an access opening
  3. (college) A pledge, freshman, especially if subject to hazing

Derived termsEdit


Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon skaft, from Proto-Germanic *skaftaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (originally) IPA(key): /skaxt/

NounEdit

schacht m

  1. a shaft, a pole upon which something is attached
  2. a shaft, a tunnel driven vertically into the ground

Alternative formsEdit