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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German halle, from Old High German halla, from Proto-Germanic *hallō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide, cover, conceal). Compare Low German Hall, Dutch hal, English hall, Danish and Swedish hall.


Halle f (genitive Halle, plural Hallen)

  1. hall
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Etymology 2[edit]

Attested in early manuscripts as Halla.

Proper noun[edit]

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Halle n (genitive Halles)

  1. a city in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany; also called Saale
  2. any of several other cities with the same name

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