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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French banc. Doublet of bank.

NounEdit

banc (plural bancs)

  1. A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment.
  2. A tribunal or court.
    • 1822, House of Lords, The Sessional Papers 1801-1833 (volume 137, page 91)
      all the banc business of each county must be done in that county
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Respelling of bank.

NounEdit

banc (plural bancs)

  1. (US, business) Used to associate a non-banking affiliate of a bank with the bank's brand name without using the word bank

Further readingEdit

  • banc at OneLook Dictionary Search

ReferencesEdit

  • Texas Finance Code [1]

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

banc m (plural bancs)

  1. bench
  2. bank (for money)
  3. bank (geographical feature)
  4. shoal (of fish)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German banc, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench). Doublet of banque.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

banc m (plural bancs)

  1. bench (seat)
  2. bank (mass of material, of cloud, fog, etc)
  3. bank, shoal, school (of fish)

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle English banke, from Middle French banque, from Old Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's bench or table), from Lombardic bank (bench, counter), from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter), from Proto-Indo-European *bheg- (to turn, curve, bend, bow).

NounEdit

banc m (genitive singular bainc, nominative plural bainc or bancanna)

  1. (banking, etc.) bank (financial institution; branch of such an institution; safe and guaranteed place of storage)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Middle English banke, from Old English banc (bank, hillock, embankment), from Proto-Germanic *bankô.

NounEdit

banc m (genitive singular bainc, nominative plural bainc or bancanna)

  1. (geography) bank (of a river or lake)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • bancán m ((small) bank) (of earth)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banc bhanc mbanc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "banc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “banc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “banc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *bank, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz.

NounEdit

banc f or m

  1. bench, seat
  2. judicial bench

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: bank
    • Afrikaans: bank
    • Indonesian: bank
    • Dutch: bankje, bankie (diminutive)
  • Limburgish: bank

Further readingEdit

  • banc”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “banc”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

banc m (plural bancs)

  1. (Jersey) seat, bench
  2. (Jersey, nautical) thwart

Derived termsEdit