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See also: bach, bách, bạch, and bac̱h

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German Bach. The surname was brought to the Anglo-Saxon world by immigrants from Germany, Denmark, etc.

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Bach

  1. A surname of English-speakers.
  2. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bach, also as a Germanisation/Germanization of the Danish surname Bak (hill).

Proper nounEdit

Bach

  1. A surname of Danish-speakers.
  2. (music) Bach

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bach, from Old High German bah, from Proto-Germanic *bakiz. Cognate with English beach.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baχ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Bach m (genitive Baches or Bachs, plural Bäche, diminutive Bächlein n or Bächelchen n)

  1. brook, stream

DeclensionEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bach m (genitive Bachs)

  1. A topographic surname​.
  2. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer

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Bach n (genitive Bachs)

  1. A municipality in Tyrol, Austria.

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HungarianEdit

PlautdietschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German bach, from Old Saxon *bak, from Proto-Germanic *bakiz (brook; beach). Cognate with Dutch beek, German Bach, English beach, Swedish bäck.

NounEdit

Bach n (plural Bäakja)

  1. stream, creek, brook

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From truncation of personal names beginning with Ba- (e.g. Bartłomiej) +‎ -ch. Alternatively, from Proto-Slavic bachati ("to chatter") or bach (impact sound).

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Bach m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

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Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.


PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bach m

  1. A surname​.
  2. (music) Bach (German composer)