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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German slahten, from Old High German slahtōn (slaughter, sacrifice), from Proto-Germanic *slahtōną. Cognate with Dutch slachten.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaχtən/, [ˈʃlaχtn̩]
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  • Hyphenation: schlach‧ten

VerbEdit

schlachten (third-person singular simple present schlachtet, past tense schlachtete, past participle geschlachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to slaughter (an animal, in order to obtain meat or raw materials)

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