From Middle High German tasche, from Old High German taska, tasca. Further origin unknown. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *taskǭ. Cognate with Dutch tas, Hunsrik Tasch, Middle Low German tasche (“bag, pouch”), Old Norse taska (“bag, purse”) (probably borrowed from Low German). Compare English tasse (“plate armor, which protects the thighs”).
Tasche f (genitive Tasche, plural Taschen)
- Serbo-Croatian: tàšna
- Tasche in Duden online