Pasch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Pask, Paske, Paskes, from Old French pasches (modern French Pâques), from Ecclesiastical Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha), from Aramaic פַּסְחָא (pasḥā), from Hebrew פֶּסַח (pésaḥ).

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Noun[edit]

Pasch (plural Paschs)

  1. (archaic) Easter.
  2. (archaic) Passover.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier dialectal paschendise, from French passe-dix (passage), name of a game of chance using dice[1].

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Noun[edit]

Pasch m (genitive Paschs or Pasches, plural Pasche or Päsche)

  1. (dice games) doubles, doublets

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pasch” in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, 16 vols., Leipzig 1854–1961.

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Proper noun[edit]

Pasch

  1. Alternative form of Pask