See also: banqué and bànque

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French banque, from Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's table), from Old High German bank, banch, banc (counter, bench), from Proto-West Germanic *banki, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃k/
  • (file)

NounEdit

banque f (plural banques)

  1. bank

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: labank (from la banque)
Borrowings

Some may be via other European languages.

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's table), from Old High German bank, banch, banc (counter, bench), from Proto-West Germanic *banki, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

NounEdit

banque f (plural banques)

  1. bank (establishment where financial transactions take place)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

NounEdit

banque f (plural banques)

  1. (Jersey) bank

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

banque

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of bancar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of bancar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of bancar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of bancar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

banque

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of bancar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of bancar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of bancar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of bancar.