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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German slecht (family, lineage), related to German Geschlecht (gender, lineage) and Dutch geslacht (gender, lineage). Derived from Proto-Germanic *slahtō, which belongs to the verb Proto-Germanic *slahaną.

NounEdit

slægt c (singular definite slægten, plural indefinite slægter)

  1. family
  2. lineage, stock
  3. generation
  4. (taxonomy) genus
Usage notesEdit

In compounds: slægts- (with the exception of slægtled).

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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

slægt

  1. imperative of slægte

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IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

slægt

  1. supine of slægja