bac

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac ‎(plural bacs)

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

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *batja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac ?

  1. elder brother
  2. uncle

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac m ‎(plural bacs)

  1. ferry

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Late Latin baccarium

Noun[edit]

bac m ‎(plural bacs)

  1. ferry
  2. vat

Etymology 2[edit]

Apocopic form of baccalauréat.

Noun[edit]

bac m ‎(plural bacs)

  1. high school exit exam
Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


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)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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. (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.

References[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bac

  1. rafsi of bancu.

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bac

  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).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. prevent, hinder, obstruct, restrain

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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