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)
Attested in early manuscripts as Halla.
Halle n (genitive Halles)
- Halle, a city in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany; also called Saale
- any of several other cities with the same name
- Halle in Duden online