Keil

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kil, from Old High German kil, from Proto-Germanic *kīnaną (to split; crack). Cognate with Vilamovian kajł.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Keil m (genitive Keils or Keiles, plural Keile)

  1. a wedge
  2. (heraldry) a pile

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Keil on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Liberman, Anatoly (2008): An Analytic Dictionary of the English Etymology: An Introduction

Further reading[edit]

  • Keil in Duden online