See also: Tach and tách

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of tachometer

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tach (plural tachs)

  1. (informal) Tachometer

Etymology 2Edit

Backslang for hat (with /tʃ/ substituted for the /h/).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tach (plural taches)

  1. (obsolete, costermongers) A hat.
    • c. 1864, Stevens, Alfred Peck, “The Chickaleary Cove”, in Farmer, John Stephen, editor, Musa Pedestris[1], published 1896, page 161:
      I have a rorty gal, also a knowing pal, / And merrily together we jog on, / I doesn't care a flatch, as long as I've a tach, / Some pannum for my chest, and a tog on.

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tach (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Tachycardia.
    wide-complex tach
    V-tach

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CimbrianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German dach, from Old High German dah, from Proto-Germanic *þaką (roof, cover). Cognate with German Dach, English thack.

NounEdit

tach f

  1. (Luserna) roof

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “tach” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown. Perhaps related to trasch or Modern English tatch (to set grass on fire).

NounEdit

tach (uncountable)

  1. touchwood, tinder
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French tache (stain, spot), of uncertain origin; perhaps a native derivation, or borrowed from Gothic.

NounEdit

tach (plural taches)

  1. characteristic
  2. disfigurement, blemish
  3. symbol, sign
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: tache, tatch
  • Scots: tache
  • ? English: tetchy

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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

tach (third-person singular simple present tacheth, present participle tachinge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle taught)

  1. Alternative form of techen