bachan

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wachen, from Old High German wahhēn, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną (to be awake). Cognate with German wachen, Dutch waken, English wake, Icelandic vaka.

Verb[edit]

bachan (third-person singular present indicative bachet, past participle gabachet, auxiliary haban)

  1. (Sette Comuni) to look after, watch over
    Bachan mòant och borliiran slaaf.
    To watch over also means to loose sleep.

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References[edit]

  • “bachan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bak-, whence also Old English bacan, Old Norse baka.

Verb[edit]

bachan

  1. to bake