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English

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Etymology

From Dutch jacht from Old Dutch jagt, short for jaghtschip (ship for chasing), from jagen, related to German jagen and Danish jage (to hunt).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
yacht

Plural
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  1. A slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor powered. At times used as a residence offshore on a dock.
    "Would you like to go sailing on my uncle’s yacht?"
    "You are a true yachtsman! Are you a member of the local yacht club?"
  2. Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to yacht

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to yacht (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.

Translations


French

Etymology

From English yacht < Dutch.

Noun

yacht m. (plural yachts)

  1. Yacht.

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