Halle

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See also: halle, hallé, hälle, hallë, and Hälle

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Halle

  1. A city in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
  2. A female given name.

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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.

Noun[edit]

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. Halle, a city in Saxony-Anhalt near the river Saale, Germany
  2. any of several other cities with the same name
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