Feld

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German velt, from Old High German feld, from Proto-West Germanic *felþu, from Proto-Germanic *felþą, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂-. Cognates include Dutch veld and English field.[1]

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Feld n (strong, genitive Feldes or Felds, plural Felder, diminutive Feldchen n)

  1. field (plot of open land, especially one used to grow crops)
  2. area where action, often competitional, takes place
    1. (military) field, battlefield
      Synonym: Schlachtfeld
      ins Feld schicken(please add an English translation of this usage example)
      • 1918, Leonhard Frank, Der Mensch ist gut [Man is Good]‎[1], Zürich: Max Rascher:
        Das Feld der Ehre war nicht sichtbar, nicht vorstellbar, war Robert nicht begreifbar. Das war kein Feld, kein Acker, war keine Fläche, war nicht Nebel und nicht Luft. Es war das absolute Nichts.
        (please add an English translation of this quote)
    2. (sports) field, playing field
      Synonym: Spielfeld
    3. (figuratively) field, practical observation
      Feldstudiefield study
  3. field, a domain of work, knowledge, study
  4. a defined area where something is put in, where information is supplied
    1. (heraldry) field, background
    2. (computing) array
    3. (chess) square
    4. (crossword puzzle etc.) square
      Synonym: Kästchen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1989), “Feld”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the German Language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Feld n (plural Felder)

  1. field

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Feld, Dutch veld, English field.

Noun[edit]

Feld n (plural Felder)

  1. field