Becher

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See also: becher, bécher, and bêcher

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Becher

  1. A male given name.
    These are the sons of Ephraim after their families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthalhites: of Becher, the family of the Bachrites: of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: be‧cher

Proper noun[edit]

Becher

  1. a surname

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German becher, from Old High German behhari (compare Dutch beker, English beaker), from Late Latin bīcārium (wine vat, jug), held to be a variant of bacarium, bacar. Displaced native Stauf in Early New High German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛçɐ/
  • Hyphenation: Be‧cher
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Becher m (genitive Bechers, plural Becher, diminutive Becherchen n or Becherlein n)

  1. a cylindrical or slightly conical drinking vessel without a stem, typically with no handle, beaker

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: bécher
  • Italian: becher

Proper noun[edit]

Becher m or f (genitive Bechers)

  1. A surname​.

Further reading[edit]

  • Becher” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Becher” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German behhari, from Latin bicarium. Cognate with German Becher, Dutch beker, English beaker (via Old Norse), Icelandic bikar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæχeʀ/, [ˈbæɕɐ]

Noun[edit]

Becher m (plural Becheren)

  1. cup, beaker