schacht etymology

Dutch word schacht comes from Proto-Germanic *skaftaz (Shaft.)

Detailed word origin of schacht

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skaftaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Shaft.
skaft Old Dutch (odt)
schacht Middle Dutch (dum)
schacht Dutch (nld) (college) A pledge, freshman, especially if subject to hazing. A shaft, a pole-shaped object or part of one, e.g. a handle. A shaft, an access opening.

Words with the same origin as schacht

Descendants of *skaftaz