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 Frankish and Proto-West Germanic *banki, 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)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Breton: bank
  • English: banc
  • Romanian: bancă
  • Turkish: bank

Further readingEdit


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). Doublet of binse

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-West Germanic *banki, 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-West Germanic *banki, 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 (see there for further descendants)
  • Limburgish: bank

Further readingEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

banc m (plural bancs)

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

Derived termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French banc.

NounEdit

banc n (plural bancuri)

  1. sand bank

DeclensionEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English bank,[1] 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-West Germanic *banki, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeg- (to turn, curve, bend, bow). Doublet of mainc.

NounEdit

banc m (plural banciau)

  1. bank (financial institution)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Middle English banke, from Old English banca, from Proto-Germanic *bankô.[1]

NounEdit

banc m (plural banciau)

  1. rising ground, hill, slope
  2. bank (in a sea or river, e.g. sandbank, mudbank)
  3. bank (of a river or lake)
    Synonym: glan

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “banc”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies