Keywords: bank (shore), shore, lap
As a Noun
A place where land or some other solid surface is found right next to a body of water.
The land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river, where water and land come together. English = shore.
The raised ground along the edge of a river or lake. English = bank.
As a Verb or Adjective
Of water, to move backwards and forwards and up and down up against a piece of land or some other solid surface, often making a soft sound. English = lap.