Bank

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See also: bank, Bánk, bänk, and Bänk

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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]

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

Noun[edit]

Bank f (genitive Bank, plural Banken)

  1. bank (financial institution)
  2. a facility for storage of a particular thing:
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Luxembourgish[edit]

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Bank f (plural Banken)

  1. bank (financial institution)

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bank. Compare German Bank, Dutch bank, English bench.

Noun[edit]

Bank f (plural Benk)

  1. bench
  2. workbench