See also: pech

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Pech

  1. An indigenous Amerindian language spoken in Honduras.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German peh, from Latin pix. Cognate with Dutch pek, English pitch.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛç/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛç

NounEdit

Pech n (genitive Peches, plural Peche)

  1. (usually uncountable) pitch (sticky substance)
  2. (uncountable) bad luck, misfortune
    Antonym: Glück
    • 1983, Rio Reiser (lyrics), Wolgang Michels (music), “Ich bin müde”:
      Du denkst nach vorne, ich denk zurück / Ich zieh das Pech an, du hast nur Glück
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: pech
  • Hungarian: pech
  • Polish: pech
  • Serbo-Croatian: pȅh
  • Slovak: pech

Further readingEdit

  • Pech in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German peh, from Latin pix. Cognate with German Pech, Dutch pek, English pitch.

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NounEdit

Pech m (uncountable)

  1. glue
  2. sticky tape
  3. bad luck, misfortune

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