Bach

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See also: bach, bách, bạch, and bac̱h

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From German Bach. The surname was brought to the Anglo-Saxon world by immigrants from Germany, Denmark, etc. Doublet of Beach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bach

  1. A surname of English-speakers.
  2. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Vietnamese Bạch.

Proper noun[edit]

Bach

  1. A Vietnamese surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Bach is the 2,986th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 11,999 individuals. Bach is most common among White (84.82%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (10.70%) individuals.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bach, also as a Germanisation/Germanization of the Danish surname Bak (hill).

Proper noun[edit]

Bach

  1. A surname of Danish-speakers.
  2. (music) Bach

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bach, from Old High German bah, from Proto-West Germanic *baki. Cognate with English beach.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baχ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Bach m (genitive Baches or Bachs, plural Bäche, diminutive Bächlein n or Bächelchen n)

  1. brook, stream

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bach m (genitive Bachs)

  1. A topographic surname​.
  2. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer

Proper noun[edit]

Bach n (genitive Bachs)

  1. A municipality of Tyrol, Austria.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bach

  1. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Bach Bachok
accusative Bachot Bachokat
dative Bachnak Bachoknak
instrumental Bachhal Bachokkal
causal-final Bachért Bachokért
translative Bachhá Bachokká
terminative Bachig Bachokig
essive-formal Bachként Bachokként
essive-modal
inessive Bachban Bachokban
superessive Bachon Bachokon
adessive Bachnál Bachoknál
illative Bachba Bachokba
sublative Bachra Bachokra
allative Bachhoz Bachokhoz
elative Bachból Bachokból
delative Bachról Bachokról
ablative Bachtól Bachoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Baché Bachoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Bachéi Bachokéi
Possessive forms of Bach
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Bachom Bachjaim
2nd person sing. Bachod Bachjaid
3rd person sing. Bachja Bachjai
1st person plural Bachunk Bachjaink
2nd person plural Bachotok Bachjaitok
3rd person plural Bachjuk Bachjaik

Derived terms[edit]


Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German bach, from Old Saxon *bak, from Proto-West Germanic *baki (brook; beach).

Cognate with Dutch beek, German Bach, English beach, Swedish bäck.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bach n (plural Bäakja)

  1. stream, creek, brook

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From truncation of personal names beginning with Ba- (e.g. Bartłomiej) +‎ -ch. Alternatively, from Proto-Slavic bachati ("to chatter") or bach (impact sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bach m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bach

Proper noun[edit]

Bach m

  1. A surname​.
  2. (music) Bach (German composer)