Wall

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Of various origins, principally from Old English wælisc etc. ("non-Germanic speaker, stranger") from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (foreigner, stranger), the source of numerous other surnames such as Walsh and Wales and from Middle English wall, from Old English weall (wall, dike, rampart), from Proto-Germanic *wallaz or *wallą (wall, rampart), from Latin vallum (wall, rampart, palisade), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, roll). Also from transcribed foreign surnames such as German Wahl and Swedish Wahlberg.

Proper noun[edit]

Wall

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Mandarin Chinese 壁宿 (Bìxiù)

Proper noun[edit]

Wall

  1. (astronomy) a Chinese constellation located near Pegasus and Andromeda, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger Black Turtle

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German, from Latin vallum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wall m (genitive Walls or Walles, plural Wälle)

  1. (military) rampart, parapet, earthwork
  2. (engineering) levee, embankment
  3. (geography) ridge

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