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Borrowed from German Tisch.

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Tisch (plural Tisches)

  1. A surname from German.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Tisch is the 33196th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 689 individuals. Tisch is most common among White (96.37%) individuals.



1. ein Tisch
1. ein Tisch


From Middle High German tisch, from Old High German tisc, from Proto-West Germanic *disk, from Latin discus, from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos). Cognate with Dutch dis, English dish and more remotely desk.


  • IPA(key): /tɪʃ/
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Tisch m (strong, genitive Tisches or Tischs, plural Tische, diminutive Tischchen n or Tischlein n)

  1. table (a piece of furniture with a relatively deep surface at roughly waist or knee level); specific uses include:
    1. dining table, dinner table
      Synonym: Esstisch
      Kommt, der Tisch ist gedeckt!
      Come, the table is set!
    2. desk (table used for writing)
      Synonym: Schreibtisch
      Legen amerikanische Chefs wirklich die Füße auf den Tisch?
      Do American bosses really put their feet on the desk?
    3. bench, workbench (table at which manual work is done)
      Synonyms: Werktisch, Arbeitstisch
  2. (figuratively, now only in compounds and expressions) meal (food served or eaten as a repast)
    Herr Weber ist zu Tisch.
    Mr Weber is at lunch.



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