Giebel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German gibil. Compare Gothic 𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌻𐌰 (gibla). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡiːbl̩/
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Noun[edit]

Giebel m (genitive Giebels, plural Giebel)

  1. gable
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Aus dem Lande der Ostseeritter, in Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun., page 73:
      Die Hauptfassade war mit einem griechischen Giebel und dorischen Säulen geschmückt worden, […]
      The main facade had been decorated with a Greek gable and Doric columns, […]

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