banque

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French banque, from Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's table), from Old High German bank, banch, banc (counter, bench), from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

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Noun[edit]

banque f (plural banques)

  1. bank

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian banca (counter, moneychanger's table), from Old High German bank, banch, banc (counter, bench), from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

Noun[edit]

banque f (plural banques)

  1. bank (establishment where financial transactions take place)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (bench, counter).

Noun[edit]

banque f (plural banques)

  1. (Jersey) bank

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