Kiel

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See also: kiel and kieł

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiel

  1. A city in northern Germany.
  2. A city in Wisconsin.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kiel.

Proper noun[edit]

Kiel m

  1. (astronomy) Carina

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German kēl, kil, probably borrowed from Old Norse kjǫlr. Compare Dutch kiel, English keel.

Noun[edit]

Kiel m ‎(genitive Kiels or Kieles, plural Kiele)

  1. keel (beam at the underside of a ship)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German kil, which is possibly a borrowing from the north. Compare somewhat later Middle Dutch (Lower Rhine) kijl. See quill for more.

Noun[edit]

Kiel m ‎(genitive Kiels or Kieles, plural Kiele)

  1. quill (shaft of a feather)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • Federkiel (often preferred in order to distinguish from etymology 1)

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kiel n ‎(genitive Kiels)

  1. Kiel (a city in northern Germany)