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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch sachte, from Old Dutch sāfti, from Proto-Germanic *samftijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, whole).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zɑxt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zacht
  • Rhymes: -ɑxt

AdjectiveEdit

zacht (comparative zachter, superlative zachtst)

  1. soft
    Antonym: hard
  2. gentle
  3. mild (of weather)
  4. with low calcium content (of water)
    Antonym: hard

InflectionEdit

Inflection of zacht
uninflected zacht
inflected zachte
comparative zachter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial zacht zachter het zachtst
het zachtste
indefinite m./f. sing. zachte zachtere zachtste
n. sing. zacht zachter zachtste
plural zachte zachtere zachtste
definite zachte zachtere zachtste
partitive zachts zachters

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: sag