See also: Bach, bac̱h, and bạch

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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.

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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 during the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *bikkos ‎(small) (compare Old Irish bec, becc, modern Irish beag).

AdjectiveEdit

bach ‎(feminine singular bach, plural bach, equative bached, comparative llai, superlative lleiaf)

  1. small, little, short
    Na, rwy'n mynd ar y trên bach.‎ ― No, I'm taking the little train.[1]
  2. not fully-grown or developed, young
  3. insignificant, unimportant, humble
  4. small (of business, etc.)
  5. lowercase (of letter)
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Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

bach m, f (plural bachau)

  1. hook
  2. bend, corner
  3. hinge
  4. bracket
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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bach fach mach unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ They Thought You'd Say This
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