Handvoll

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hantvol, hantfol, from Old High German hantfol, from Proto-Germanic *handufulliz, *handufullō, equivalent to Hand +‎ voll. Cognate with Dutch handvol, English handful, Icelandic handfylli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Handvoll f (genitive Handvoll, plural Handvoll)

  1. handful
  2. fistful

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