Kabel

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See also: kabel, kaabel, and kábel

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kabel, metonymic occupational surname for a rope maker.

Proper noun[edit]

Kabel (plural Kabels)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Kabel is the 34223rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 663 individuals. Kabel is most common among White (96.23%) individuals.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kabel, which is borrowed via Middle Low German from Middle Dutch cabel (thick rope), itself from northern French câble. The contemporary sense is from English cable, which see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːbəl/, [ˈkaːbəl], [ˈkaːbl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ka‧bel

Noun[edit]

Kabel n (genitive Kabels, plural Kabel, diminutive Käbelchen n)

  1. cable (electronic wire)
  2. (archaic) telegram
  3. (nautical, not general) thick rope

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