Hölle

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See also: holle, hollé, and hollë

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German helle, from Old High German hella, hellia, from Proto-Germanic *haljō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover, hide, conceal). Compare Low German Hell, Dutch hel, English hell, Icelandic hel, helvíti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhœlə/
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  • Rhymes: -œlə

Noun[edit]

Hölle f (genitive Hölle, plural Höllen)

  1. hell
    Synonyms: Inferno n, Teufelsort m (Devil's place)
    Antonyms: Himmel, Paradies

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Further reading[edit]

  • Hölle” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Hölle” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Hölle” in Duden online

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