EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teich (plural Teichs)

  1. A surname.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tīch, from Old High German *tīh, from Proto-Germanic *dīkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeygʷ-. Doublet of Deich, which is the same word from a West Central German source. Cognate with Yiddish טײַך(taykh), Dutch dijk, English ditch, Icelandic díki.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /taɪ̯ç/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯ç
  • Homophone: Teig (only according to a regional pronunciation of this word)

NounEdit

Teich m (strong, genitive Teiches or Teichs, plural Teiche)

  1. pond (natural or man-made)
  2. (only in the combination 'der große Teich') the Atlantic Ocean

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Further readingEdit

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