Bache

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See also: bache, bâche, bâché, and Bäche

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German bache, from Old High German bahho, which is derived from strong-declension Old High German bah from Proto-Germanic *baką.

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Bache m (genitive Bachen, plural Bachen)

  1. (dialectal, else archaic) the best part of a pig, bacon
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bache, from Old High German bahha, which is derived from the masculine.

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Noun[edit]

Bache f (genitive Bache, plural Bachen)

  1. A wild sow, female wild boar (the generic term is Wildschwein, the male boar Keiler, rarely Bacher)
    • 2017, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Mitsch, “Tiere und Strafrecht”, in Juristische Ausbildung, number 12, DOI:10.1515/jura-2017-0273, page 1397:
      Auf nächtlicher Fahrt durch den Berliner Grunewald galoppiert dem Pkw-Fahrer F plötzlich eine Wildsau vor die Stoßstange. F kann den Zusammenstoß nicht vermeiden. Das Auto ist im Frontbereich zerbeult, die Bache ist tot.
      On a nightly ride through the Grunewald in Berlin suddenly a wild sow galopps right up to bumper of the car driver F. F cannot prevent the crash. The car is battered in the front-end, the sow is dead.
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