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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑxtə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: wach‧ten

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wachten, from Old Dutch *wahton. Equivalent to wacht (a watch, sentry, guard) +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

wachten

  1. (intransitive) to wait [+ op (object) = for]
InflectionEdit
Inflection of wachten (weak)
infinitive wachten
past singular wachtte
past participle gewacht
infinitive wachten
gerund wachten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular wacht wachtte
2nd person sing. (jij) wacht wachtte
2nd person sing. (u) wacht wachtte
2nd person sing. (gij) wacht wachtte
3rd person singular wacht wachtte
plural wachten wachtten
subjunctive sing.1 wachte wachtte
subjunctive plur.1 wachten wachtten
imperative sing. wacht
imperative plur.1 wacht
participles wachtend gewacht
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

wachten

  1. Plural form of wacht

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

wachten

  1. First-person plural preterite of wachen.
  2. Third-person plural preterite of wachen.
  3. First-person plural subjunctive II of wachen.
  4. Third-person plural subjunctive II of wachen.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wahton. Equivalent to wachte +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

wachten

  1. to guard, to be on guard
  2. to guard, to protect
  3. to observe, to respect (a rule)
  4. to wait

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wachten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • wachten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929