Löffel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German leffel, from Old High German leffil from *lapila- (“spoon”) derived from Proto-Germanic *lap- (to lick, to lap). See English to lap. Cognates include Dutch lepel, [1] Yiddish לעפֿל (lefl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlœfl̩/, /ˈlœfəl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Löffel m (genitive Löffels, plural Löffel)

  1. spoon
  2. hare's ear

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Löffel” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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