Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 18:39
See also: Bach, bac̱h, and bạch

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probable shortening of bachelor

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bach (plural baches)

  1. (New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.

SynonymsEdit

  • crib (New Zealand)

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

bach (third-person singular simple present baches, present participle baching, simple past and past participle bached)

  1. (US) To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Irish beag.

AdjectiveEdit

bach m & f (plural bach, equative bached, comparative llai, superlative lleiaf)

  1. small, little
MutationEdit
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bach fach mach unchanged
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Welsh bach, from Proto-Celtic *bacc, from Proto-Indo-European *bak-.

NounEdit

bach m, f (plural bachau)

  1. hook
  2. bend, corner
  3. hinge
  4. bracket
MutationEdit
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bach fach mach unchanged
Derived termsEdit