See also: becher, bécher, and bêcher

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Becher

  1. A male given name.
    These are the sons of Ephraim after their families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthalhites: of Becher, the family of the Bachrites: of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: be‧cher

Proper nounEdit

Becher

  1. a surname

GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German becher, from Old High German behhari (compare Dutch beker, English beaker), from Late Latin bīcārium (wine vat, jug), held to be a variant of bacarium, bacar. Displaced native Stauf in Early New High German.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛçɐ/
  • Hyphenation: Be‧cher
  • (file)

NounEdit

Becher m (genitive Bechers, plural Becher, diminutive Becherchen n or Becherlein n)

  1. a cylindrical or slightly conical drinking vessel without a stem, typically with no handle, beaker

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: bécher
  • Italian: becher

Proper nounEdit

Becher m or f (genitive Bechers)

  1. A surname​.

Further readingEdit

  • Becher” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Becher in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German behhari, from Latin bicarium. Cognate with German Becher, Dutch beker, English beaker (via Old Norse), Icelandic bikar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæχeʀ/, [ˈbæɕɐ]

NounEdit

Becher m (plural Becheren)

  1. cup, beaker