Turkish pronunciation bängkwıt
Etymology [ 'ba[ng]-kw&t, 'ban- als ] (noun.) 15th century. Middle English banket from Middle French banquet from Italian banchetto (“light repast between meals, snack eaten on a small bench”, literally “a small bench”) from banco (“bench”), of Germanic origin, from Lombardic *bank, panch (“bench”) from Proto-Germanic *bankiz (“bench”). Akin to Old High German bank, banch (“bench”), Old English benc (“bench”). More at bank, bench.