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2 letters words from 'bac'

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Definitions and meaning of bac

bac

Etymology

From French bac.

Noun

bac (plural bacs)

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

Anagrams

  • A. B. C., A.B.C., ABC, B. C. A., B.C.A., BCA, CAB, CBA, Cab, cab

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • bacë

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *batja. According to Orel bac/bacë could be related to Slavic Proto-Slavic *bat'a (elder brother, uncle) and Proto-Slavic *batja (id). Source of Romanian baci (chief shepherd, cheese-maker) and Megleno-Romanian/Aromanian batš (id).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [bat͡s]

Noun

bac m (indefinite plural bacë, definite singular baca, definite plural bacët)

  1. elder brother
  2. uncle

References


Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈbak/

Noun

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bak/

Etymology 1

From Middle French bac, from Old French bas, bac- (flat boat), of obscure origin. Possibly from Vulgar Latin *baccu (container), from Latin bacar (kind of wine glass). Or, possibly borrowed from Celtic or Germanic, from Proto-Germanic *baką (back, rear).

Noun

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. ferry
  2. vat
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Dutch: bak
    • Afrikaans: bak
    • Sranan Tongo: baki
    • Indonesian: bak, baki
  • English: bac

Etymology 2

Clipping of baccalauréat.

Noun

bac m (plural bacs)

  1. (informal) high school exit exam in France; A level
Related terms
  • bachelier

Further reading

  • “bac” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • abc

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish bacc (angle, bend, corner), from Proto-Celtic *bakkos (hook).

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

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Aran) IPA(key): /bˠɑk/
  • (Cois Fharraige, Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /bˠak/

Noun

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

Derived terms

Verb

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

Mutation

References

  • "bac" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Middle English

Noun

bac

  1. Alternative form of bak (back)

Romanian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French bac.

Noun

bac n (plural bacuri)

  1. ferry

Etymology 2

Clipping of bacalaureat

Noun

bac n (plural bacuri)

  1. baccalaureat

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish baccaid (hinders, prevents, impairs; lames), from bacc (angle, bend, corner), from Proto-Celtic *bakkos (hook).

Noun

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

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

Verb

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

  1. prevent, hinder, obstruct, restrain

Derived terms

  • bac an tùs

Mutation


Welsh

Noun

bac

  1. Soft mutation of pac.

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) baccalaureate, a university degree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)