Bank

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See also: bank, bänk, and Bänk

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German banc, bank ‎(height), from Proto-Germanic *bankiz. Related to Old Saxon bank.

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Bank f ‎(genitive Bank, plural Bänke)

  1. bench (which people sit on)); pew
  2. workbench (which things can be set down on)
  3. bank (collection of material in a body of water)
  4. (soccer) substitutes' bench
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian banco ‎(bench, bank), from the same Old High German word banc, bank ‎(height) as above.

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Bank f ‎(genitive Bank, plural Banken)

  1. bank (financial institution)
  2. a facility for storage of a particular thing:
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Bank f (plural Banken)

  1. bank (financial institution)