Kamelle

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ripuarian dialect Kamelle, originally Karamelle ("caramel sweets").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kamelle f (genitive Kamelle, no plural)

  1. (regional, in the Rhineland) candy, sweets (usually those given away during carnival parades)
    Wir haben viel Kamelle gesammelt.
    We collected a lot of sweets.

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Usage notes[edit]

Although originally a plural form, the word is most often used as a feminine singular in standard German.

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