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English

From Middle English bad, badde (wicked, evil, depraved), of uncertain origin. Perhaps a shortening of Old English bæddel (hermaphrodite) (for loss of -el compare Middle English muche from Old English myċel, and Middle English wenche from Old English wenċel), from bædan (to defile), from Proto-Germanic *bad- (compare Old High German pad (hermaphrodite)). Alternatively, a loan from Old Norse into Middle English, compare Norwegian bad (effort, trouble, fear, neuter noun), East Danish bad (damage, destruction, fight, neuter noun), from the Proto-Germanic noun *bada- (Kroonen, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, s.v. *badōjan-).

Danish

From Old Norse bað.

Dutch

From Middle Dutch bat, from Old Dutch *bath, from Proto-Germanic *baþą.

Indonesian

From Persian باد (bâd, wind).

Norwegian Bokmål

From Old Norse bað, from Proto-Germanic *baþą (bath).

Norwegian Nynorsk

From Old Norse bað.

Polish

From German Bad.

Swedish

From Old Swedish badh, from Old Norse bað, from Proto-Germanic *baþą, from the zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₁-.

Welsh

From Old English bāt.