bac

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bac.

Noun[edit]

bac (plural bacs)

  1. a broad, flat-bottomed ferryboat, usually worked by a rope
  2. a vat or cistern

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *batja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac ?

  1. elder brother
  2. uncle

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bak/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Late Latin baccārium

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry
  2. vat
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of baccalauréat.

Noun[edit]

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. (informal) high school exit exam in France; A level
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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bacc (angle, bend, corner; mattock, grub-hoe, bill-hook; hindrance, act of hindering).

The verb is from Old Irish baccaid (hinders, prevents, impairs; lames), from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m (genitive singular baic, nominative plural baic)

  1. barrier, block, balk, hindrance
  2. bottleneck, trap
  3. blocking, obstruction
  4. constraint, handicap, impediment, encumbrance
  5. stop
  6. mattock
  7. bend (in river, etc.)
  8. (door-)step
  9. (law) stay (of proceedings)

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Verb[edit]

bac (present analytic bacann, future analytic bacfaidh, verbal noun bacadh, past participle bactha) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. obstruct, balk, hinder
  2. impede, block, clog
  3. pre-empt
  4. bind
  5. foul
  6. (transitive with le) interfere, meddle with
  7. heed

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bac bhac mbac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bac.

Noun[edit]

bac n (plural bacuri)

  1. ferry

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baccaid (hinders, prevents, impairs; lames), from bacc (angle, bend, corner; mattock, grub-hoe, bill-hook; hindrance, act of hindering).

Noun[edit]

bac m (genitive singular baca or baic, plural bacan)

  1. delay, obstacle, hindrance
  2. peat bank
  3. sandbank

Verb[edit]

bac (past bhac, future bacaidh, verbal noun bacadh, past participle bacte)

  1. prevent, hinder, obstruct, restrain

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
bac bhac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.