Kleie

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German klīwe, klīe, from Old High German klīwa, klīa, klīga. The further origin is unclear. It might stem from Proto-Indo-European *gley- (to smear, to glue) but this is difficult due to semantic reasons.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kleie f (genitive Kleie, plural Kleien)

  1. bran
    Synonym: Grüsch (Switzerland)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989) , “Kleie”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

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