bac

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac (plural bacs)

  1. A broad, flat-bottomed ferryboat, usually worked by a rope.
  2. A vat or cistern.

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *batja.

Noun[edit]

bac

  1. elder brother
  2. uncle

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Late Latin baccarium

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry
  2. vat

Etymology 2[edit]

Apocopic form of baccalauréat.

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. high school exit exam
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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bacc (angle, bend, corner; mattock, grub-hoe, bill-hook; hindrance, act of hindering).

The verb is from Old Irish baccaid (hinders, prevents, impairs; lames), from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m (genitive baic, nominative plural baic)

  1. barrier, block, hindrance
  2. bottleneck, trap
  3. blocking, obstruction
  4. constraint, handicap, impediment, encumbrance
  5. stop

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

bac (present analytic bacann, future analytic bacfaidh, verbal noun bacadh, past participle bactha)

  1. impede, block, clog
  2. obstruct, hinder
  3. pre-empt
  4. bind
  5. foul

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bac bhac mbac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bac

  1. rafsi of bancu.

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac

  1. ferry

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baccaid (hinders, prevents, impairs; lames), from bacc (angle, bend, corner; mattock, grub-hoe, bill-hook; hindrance, act of hindering).

Verb[edit]

bac (past bhac, future bacaidh, verbal noun bacadh, past participle bacte)

  1. prevent, hinder, obstruct, restrain

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m (genitive baca or baic, plural bacan)

  1. delay, obstacle, hindrance
  2. peat bank
  3. sandbank